today was the first day that I lifted from the cold earth up to the clouds and felt my heart go light like sand between my fingers and discovered what wonder is to be traversed when we unfasten our gaze from the weight of fear Continue reading my new freedom
But – I am learning that even fragile hopes like dandelions must sometimes disperse into dozens of pieces in order that more life new hopes bigger dreams can grow. Continue reading dandelion dreams II
Prompt: scars If you follow the curve Up to the crease of her elbow And send shivers down her spine You will find The raised skin Speaks of a time Devoid of caution and suspense It was just straightforward Headlong Merriment But little legs aren’t meant to climb Tall, ancient oaks Like a monkey or … Continue reading Memoir of a Scar
sometimes when I try to build bridges, instead I end up with knives, that poke and prod with unseemly precision (which I never meant to do), or when I try to make amends, it blows up on me like a grenade. somehow my words start out in good faith and intentions but end up like an … Continue reading tongue-tied
I don’t think you know how you get me like no one else. How you shine so bright to me. You are my star and make my heart swell like a flower in bloom. Continue reading Did you know?
I was caught off guard when you asked me to leave, that my time was up. You see, I thought we were still in it together. Instead, you grabbed my finger, pricked it, drew blood, to make sure our agreement was formed with something I could never get back, that our termination hurt and was signed … Continue reading au revoir l’ami
my one and only, in no one else, no other human in this shared experience of existence, has my soul found a home, an acceptance, an ease, such silly, serious, perfect love, like I have found in you. Continue reading home