Tener Duende  \dü-ˈen-(ˌ)dā\ : an energy that strikes humanity, creating a feeling of deep wonderment of one’s surroundings in nature


The little girl switches off her fan, and the sound of cicadas rush into her bedroom. The house is quiet, the leftover peels of the day’s heat swept up and tucked into bed. She is supposed to be asleep, but… stretched cool over the field, the night flexes its velvet paws through the open window. Throwing off the sheets, she inches her toes onto the sill, steps out, and dives deep, embraced by the summer evensong. A firefly and a clap of thunder; she is all and nothing, moving in the fabric between dreams.




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s