Dear Briar

My Dearest Briar, I send you happiest wishes for this new year. Being here, without you, has been difficult. Far more difficult than I could have ever imagined. It is in this - emptiness - that I have had the time to reflect. To make peace. To find strength. But there is nothing here. Nothing [...]

Dear Briar

My Dear Sweet Briar, Lately, I can seem to get you off my mind. I have been dreaming of you. Bittersweet dreams. Dreams that, at times, drape around my shoulders like a thick blanket. Warm and heavy, I find them comforting. It is in those times that I forget. I forget what it took to [...]

Dear Briar

Dear Briar, It's raining again today and it mirrors how my heart aches. I could not get you off my mind this weekend.  Nothing could distract me.  And I tried.  I really did.  I tried to watch television, to sleep.  I even tended the garden.  But you were there.  In everything. Every bloom, every character.  [...]