Rain on my Face — Writing from poetry with a small p.

Writers Envy

It isn’t until I read Stephen’s poetry that I realize how dry and dull life can be without words like his to lift the heart, or make one cry, as the case may be. He has never yet failed to bring a smile to my face or tears to my eyes. Few people are as gifted as Stephen McGuinness.

Fine, cold rain paints my face.
I’m happy with it.
Mist, like new skin.

Baby skin, fresh with first
Lungfuls of sparked life
Leans gently against my chest.

All around, new generations
Dance and move with
Careless abandon as

Unblemished hands curl
Through hardened fingers,
Gossamer scrapes across knuckles.

An old man sings an old song,
Sinks to tears as memories
Envelope his music.

The truth is in no book.
It stares up at me from
Widened eyes.

This is why we confront terrors,
Live through horrors and
Carry our hopes…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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