Ahead

No alarm clock had a hand in waking her up this morning.The crack around her bedroom doorframe was the only indication that the day had begun. It is officially the first day of school break. As she stretched in bed, she thought of the day that stretched ahead. All the possibilities, all the choices that are hers to make lay ahead. It was gonna be a good day filled with little adventures. And she was looking forward to it.

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Butterfly

I watched you flutter above my hand. I was always ready for when you would fly away and find elsewhere to perch. I watched you closely but held you loosely. I was always ready to let you go. Funny how now that you flutter away, I chase after you…