• Alana Krushen

Quiet Among Rubble

We sat here yesterday amidst the cool breeze I was cloaked in silence - mind and tongue. Opening my eyes in brief moments to see you sitting with me.

I collected a few words and said to you: "I'm so happy you're here with me."

I met your eyes for only a moment, and a trembled smile made a home on my face.

I closed my eyes again and turned from you. A release of tears stepped out from my eyelashes and dampened my face.

Heart full, I looked onto the landscape and was consumed in contentment.

I am truly grateful Marlies. Your presence and confidence has brought such grace to each day.

A week left here together, it will feel odd to be home. To not live every day with your laugh echoing mine.

Recent Posts

See All

Chinese Food

Somewhere between the heart-warming & wrenching I find myself overcome with 12 hours of emotion. This isn’t unusual for me, a trigger like this can happen at any moment. A grocery store, a conversatio