Author: Kimberley

Ada’s Song – Part 4

The wind stirred leaves and pushed aside underbrush. The leaves and petals paused in mid-air, listening. Then it homed in on the sound of bells and rushed to Ada. She was near death. The ravens were gathering but hesitant to…

Ada’s Song – Part 3

The wind blew up, carrying fall leaves, spring flower petals, and the scent of moist earth with an undertone of winter frost. It repelled the fog, pushing it back towards the Jormuna. It roared through the trees and threw up…

ConVergence!

I will be at ConVergence this weekend. I’ll be on only two panels and will be free to roam the con the rest of the time. Panels : Thurs at 7 pm : Not Men or Women : Everyone else…

Ada’s Song – Part 2

Kara reached out and lightly touched the air. It rippled like water. She drew Ada with her into the Long Ago. They merged into the shadows and watched as events unfolded. “Look,” said Ada. “You can see the Jormuna approaching…

Ada’s Song – Part 1

Kara felt the beat of the drums pounding through her veins as she checked the tuning on her fiddle. She automatically inspected it for the slightest dust or smudge on the pale green finish. There was not a dent or…

Merethe’s Heart – Fragments of a Heart

Fragments of a Heart After Merethe shattered Driven mad by jealous spirits Zir heart now a thousand shards carefully gathered by grieving hands hoarded as treasures fragments of frail memories. Setheria planted the shards creating new people Aesor warmed them…

Merethe’s Heart – The Ice Rose

The Ice Rose Merethe dove deep into watery silence through sun-warmed waters through cold blue waters between standing stones over rocky seabeds finding a hidden grotto where Jormun waited seated on a lily pad. “Come, Merethe, I have a gift.”…

Merethe’s Heart – Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves Red and gold leaves swirled Merethe twirling in their midst asking, “Why do they fall?” Dark Setheria, handing an acorn to a squirrel, said, “It is part of the dance. Bare trees are a different sort of beauty…

Merethe’s Heart – Dancing Sunlight

Dancing Sunlight Aesor’s warm caress brushed Merethe’s cheek where ze slept on soft turf near a cool brook sunlight dancing sparkling on the water kisses on zir eyes and brow. Merethe rose, pink blush on zir cheeks reflected in the…