I am waiting for the rain to stop. When it does, I will pull on wellies, shrug on a well-worn waterproof jacket and wrap a woollen scarf around my neck, ready for a walk in the woods. Raindrops trickle down the window pane in a race against time. I am waiting for the rain to […]

Cracking the Knuckle Clock

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Tale Weaver #78 July 28th – Waiting   Waiting, Counting minutes with each crack Of the knuckle clock, Each tick followed by a tock. Scanning, Searching crowds for her face, Feeling out of place, Longing for her embrace. Shuffling, Rearranging aching feet On cracks of cruddy concrete, Sweltering in the heat. […]