Find the Dark Corner

Find the Dark Corner by Minna Von Walden Alone, alone in a room full of people. I don’t want to be here. Not here, not anywhere with so many faces, so many minds,… Continue reading

Less Beautiful

Less Beautiful by Minna Von Walden Somehow the world doesn’t seem as beautiful as it once did. The sun not as bright The flowers not as colorful Smiles not as brilliant As they… Continue reading

You Are Different

  You Are Different by Minna Von Walden She stands at the sink in the restroom, washing her hands. She glances up into the mirror. At that moment, She almost does not recognize… Continue reading

This Life is Not Mine

This Life is Not Mine by Minna Von Walden Why, Why must I be here? Why was I placed in this life, this body, this life? Will I ever have happiness? A complete… Continue reading

The Girl and the Fish

The girl and the fish In a room full of people, she feels watched, surrounded like the entertainment. Small like a fish gazed at through thick glass. She becomes jealous of the fish.… Continue reading

Lethal Flaws and the Almost Impossible

Lethal Flaws and the Almost Impossible by Minna Von Walden I wonder sometimes why it is so difficult to find happiness. Why do I always find lethal flaws in a relationship. Why do… Continue reading

What is?

What is? by Minna Von Walden What is spring without color Without flowers to bloom or sunshine to soak up No beautiful colorful blossoms Or the sweet smell of rose buds To tell… Continue reading


  Overtaking by Minna Von Walden She sat there, feeling the music deep within her. Classical piano, drowning out all other sounds, even the ones in her. She heard only the piano melodies.… Continue reading

The Darkness Hides

The Darkness Hides by Minna Von Walden The twilight and the stars, the vast beauty in the dark sky. A million flowers, a thousand hearts all covered in the darkness. Tucked away until… Continue reading

A Puzzle I’ve Never Seen

A Puzzle I’ve Never Seen by Minna Von Walden A recurring sense of not belonging has found its way to me yet again. I don’t really fit anywhere. As if I belong on… Continue reading