There’s a lot of discussion about the possibilities, but through the past two months of trying to keep up with the predictions, it seems that the outlook is generally bleak.
E____ A Look at those curls Those smiles Capture me Scoop me up and tell me How we’re going to save the world You and I And she and them To feed the hungry, the homeless To find our voices so we may shout a determined NO And murmur a soft sweet yes… To find […]
A____ After so much time I took my secret and ran Assured that he would never know. These dear pages— They know just how to keep Their paper-thin lips zipped Right? Not ready, not right— Not time Who am I to be a mother? Who lies in wait Afraid of lonely shadows. No dreams nor […]
H______ I was once When I was younger Bigger than life In your eyes. Often I wonder: What am I now? Kick starting my life More than thirty years through No longer do I fare the seas Nor scale the pale purple mountains— But tear down my house So that I may build anew. No […]
I recently got another tattoo, and as such decided to dig up this old post and share it here. It was interesting and strange reading back over this after a couple of years and a couple more tattoos, not because I necessarily disagree with anything past me said (essentially I still hold it all to […]
Take me back to that secret place Down by the overgrown grove Where the old stone wall Crumbles slowly to dust. Take me down to that place Where the asphalt crumbles and creaks And gives way to the moss And gently encroaching grass. Sit with me on those disintegrating stones That we may talk into […]
An Open Letter to My Nieces Oh—welcome Welcome to this world You two Tiny girls— So small, you are I pray, you stay—this world of ours Does not crush you beneath It’s horrible weight Oh, oh my… How quickly you do grow Shooting right now Like that Jack’s old bean stalk, you Shooting into the […]