Gypsy Aurora Musings

where the streetlights become stars and fireflies ignite the night


life moments

The Last Time

The lovers met for the last timeThey knew he would ship out in the morning And neither knew which direction their lives would take from thereThey said the standard, "we'll write each other every day"And "I'll be here waiting when... Continue Reading →

Picnic Bugs

It was a day for picnics but we hated bugsThey always seemed to infiltrate our picnic and ruin it for everyone So we definitely weren't having a picnicOn this day for picnicsWe packed standard picnic fareInto a cooler bagRefusing to... Continue Reading →

The Weight of My Pen

As I picked up my pen it fell heavyToo long not doing something The muscles atrophySo one word at a time I get it down Word choice matters But in freefall it just comes outFrom deep in my heartThe words... Continue Reading →

Take Me Away

Take me away to a place I can feel safeA place I can create and stay a whileChange is great, growing out of comfort zones to create courage and confidenceBut where do I leave my most precious possession, my sweet... Continue Reading →

Chance on Creativity

A dream is a wish your heart makes but when my heart aches and breaks from the weight of unfulfilled dreams and I'm blinded to the dreams that have come true for I can't rest on past successes but if... Continue Reading →


There's something about summertime When the loons and crickets and tree frogs fill the air with their storiesThe crackle of the bonfires warming you as the night grows chillyA reprieve after dripping in sweat under the heat of the daytime... Continue Reading →

Chill Cycles

The chill in the air is a reminder that all things come in cycles, they pass and come and goThere is an end to all things I endure that I think I won't surviveThat if I just hang on a... Continue Reading →

Someone Rearranged the Furniture

I really wish they had while I was sleeping, even if it would be a bit creepy and after moving day I woke up this morning to find furniture and boxes still strewn everywhere where I left them when... Continue Reading →

Word Tripping

Every step I take gets more cautious I don’t want to hesitate but life has shown me this is prudent I want to be fearless, take the chance to live and make the moments matterBut with words that feel stuckI... Continue Reading →

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