Crystal Tears

Crystal tears fall gently from the sky The sun's rays glint off of the brilliant jewels The prisms casting never ending rainbows upon the Earth's surface Through the sadness, this reminder that you are watching brings us peace For you are never truly gone The journey continues until the day that we will be together... Continue Reading →


As seasons change, so do people A product of peers and society Entangled in a web designed to stifle advancement Until you are nothing but a shell of who you once were Unable to find yourself in the darkness The ties that bind you, tear into your flesh Creating wounds that will last years But... Continue Reading →

1 Year On WordPress

Wow! I can't believe that a year ago I created this page. When I began It Happened While Writing, I didn't have much of a plan. For being a relatively private person, the thought of putting my writing out into the world to read was frightening. In fact, I had more than a few panic... Continue Reading →

Invisible Presence

It's been days since I've felt welcome in my own home. Why did you have to do a séance? I thought, staring at my reflection in the mirror. Since that night, a presence has plagued my every waking minute; even my dreams have all turned to nightmares. From the dark circles under my eyes, there is... Continue Reading →

From Above

From above the clouds Golden rays of sunshine find their way to Earth Their warmth on my skin I fantasize that this is your way of telling me that you're still here Watching over me like an unseen protector This assurance blanketing me with hope That one day we will reunite © Kristen Ricketts 2018... Continue Reading →

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