Silence didn’t always dominate. In the beginning were caring conversations. One could hear and feel the love. Kind voice held hope. Days that followed showed great promise but memory was short. ... Read More

Autumn Rain

Autumn Rain Dark, cold and rainy But golden leaves I should see Did someone curse me? Wet winter not our normal Yet it’s here, even early © Anna Jailene Aguilar This Tanka first appeared as part of... Read More


By now I should know Me, myself, I.  My head, too. Still often tangled Questions asked are left waiting Searching for answers. Thinking. Always pondering High-strung spirit prevailing Not unhappily B... Read More


Dragons stalk the streets, puffing out smoke and clattering their mechanical wings. I stand a safe distance away: far away in a cradle held up by a crane normally used for Dinner in the Sky. On anothe... Read More

Why not?

Why? Why must I ask why? When I know most of the time, The answers make me ask more why… I really try to ponder The reason for this life Will there ever be bright skies? After the clouds have gone b... Read More