And they tell me the only thing I can do is pray. It's so powerful, so mighty, so positive. So why do I feel so powerless, so scrawny, so angry? (This is far from my usual mode of positivity and optimism.) One of you has been betrayed. It is clear from your posts that your … Continue reading Give In, Not Give Up.
Pre-dawn crickets telling tales of the evening's revelry Ghoulish parties in the wood Mocking, the Jay banters and catcalls the Titmouse Rough coffee, home-smoked bacon Frittata in the oven A walk through the trees Wizards and witches finishing touches on tomorrow's hallow'd garments with little more than chocolate and striped corn we bid adieu to … Continue reading Ladle. [Poem]
Nothing haunts me more than the things I never had the courage to say. Partnered with longing to take back spears thrown in the heat of battle, or the enmeshment of insecurities weaving a relationship fabric so warped, it serves as a battle flag to avoid that same slope and ditch in the future. Destiny. … Continue reading Vow in Autumn. (Poem)
Among the stones today, I realized so much of my life remains virginal. Pure, unexplored, blank canvas clean opportunities - awaiting my hand, mouth, heart to travel their invitations and enlightenments. Above the crust. Among the stones, gray soldiers a'row silent senators convened by various ends, bid solemn tiding: ideas brought here do not flourish; … Continue reading GhostWalk. (Poem)
A slow-glowing firefly rests where the cottage red garage door meets the pebbled tan foundation. It lights, labored, out of breath from a long summer winging warm night air. Across the gravel, honeysuckle continues a thin late bloom. One must come so near for barely a hint of perfume that filled the entire … Continue reading Greenroom. (Poem)
'tis a gift, this life. How the heck did I get so lucky to -be here (one smart mother). -know what I know (open, curious, insatiable mind). -shepherd my child (excellent karma). -be loved by a handful of stellar souls (and I mean honestly Loved -- in that 4 AM, unconditional, whatever-you-need, take-you-as-you-are way we … Continue reading September 20.