Julia Hones is a writer, reader, a creative spirit, an inquisitive mind. She writes short stories, essays, poetry and book reviews. Her works explore the challenges of being oneself in today’s societies, relationships, the interaction between humans and nature, sustainability, the impact of technology, modern slavery, gender and ethnic bias, and other subjects.
I think of the deer fleeing the weapons of man,
of the snow that has not fallen yet,
of the Arctic glaciers melting into the ocean
like untold stories.
The days of November play riddles with the mind.
The touch of a memory cuddles the stillborn child
in a lonely place,
where we bind fire and ice.