Cara Michaels's Blog

May 18, 2017

I’d intended to post this just as a comment on Miranda Kate’s new Mid-Week Flash Challenge. Well, I can blame blog comment gremlins for getting me to login today (holy shit, I remembered my admin[...]
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Published on May 18, 2017 06:43 • 7 views

October 22, 2015

Born like anyone else Under the sun and a blood red moon They read the stars of the day Hoping for greatness A savior To scorch the heavens with glory Vermillion and crimson Scarlet and[...]
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Published on October 22, 2015 04:10 • 40 views

October 21, 2015

I struggle for the words Frozen inside Hidden beneath my fractured shell The words to tell you All I desire Tumble back from my lips Fearing rejection Swallowed by my nervous throat This chasm of[...]
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Published on October 21, 2015 06:24 • 9 views

October 20, 2015

I see you, she thought We circle each other Unsteady halos drifting ever closer Until I blush from your nearness Your warmth The gravity of you Collapses my orbit into your arms   I see[...]
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Published on October 20, 2015 16:52 • 10 views

October 19, 2015

  my heart shatters when you say goodbye and I wish you well pray to skies you no longer see for your safe return so far gone around the world where the heavens hang on the Southern Cross among the stars of my broken heart   “Southern Cross” – Cara Michaels 2015   About the
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Published on October 19, 2015 18:54 • 11 views

October 18, 2015

In the distance, there is thunder Lightning dancing on the horizon But above The clouds hang so strange Over our small town Heavy and round Eggs in cluttered rows Waiting to hatch the imminent storm “Never seen the like,” Neighbors whisper “He warned us, didn’t he?” I do not know their meaning Until the priest
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Published on October 18, 2015 16:31 • 12 views

October 17, 2015

I am spiraling Arms stretched out Grasping at dreams And far off stars I know I could catch you If you would only reach back Give me your clenched hand Holding on to wishes And hopes Share your precious seeds And let me sow a future   “Dreams and Far Off Stars” – Cara Michaels
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Published on October 17, 2015 14:33 • 11 views

October 16, 2015

Peony pink lips Curve in the slightest smile Twilight hair spills around her Painting a halo in indigo and midnight She is perfection now As she never was in life I set her adrift on the sea As night hides the world in shadow And only the stars above Know how far I’ve fallen  
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Published on October 16, 2015 14:50 • 10 views

October 15, 2015

Bang! The universe stretched and grew Spreading on and on All of us, every bit and piece Pulling farther and farther Apart… Clustering around the yellow star for warmth We clung together Drawn by her brilliance Those moments when she banished the dark Only when we turned our backs to her did we see Gods
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Published on October 15, 2015 17:49 • 23 views

October 14, 2015

The map of my heart Is ever rewritten by the tempests of time Memories whisper across barren terrain Once fertile with hope Dreams spill away Shatter across the sky The map of my heart Is treacherous for all I have loved And in the end, lost   “The Map Of My Heart” – Cara Michaels
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Published on October 14, 2015 17:17 • 10 views