In All Things

In all things The blade of grass The drop of dew The girl on the other side of the world who does not know How much she really means But will soon Even if she forgets again soon after In all things Light And a potential for it to go out Just the same as … Continue reading In All Things

For Asha

Fifteen years Dedicated To only her Waiting anxiously But patiently All senses finely tuned Calculated To perceive The sound of her approach Now in retreat From physical presence But distant not Rather To manifest forevermore In story and memory Every second bound In blissful pairing At your side Or on your grateful lap Never to … Continue reading For Asha

Restart (A Belated Response to the “Freedom of Expression” Tag)

I have always loved the rain The way the droplets continue steadily One after another In what must seem an endless free-fall A lifetime of motion Complete with friends and cohorts Allies and enemies Tumbling just the same Down until they can fall no longer Until they reach their violent fate If only for a … Continue reading Restart (A Belated Response to the “Freedom of Expression” Tag)

I Wait for You, In Darkness

This poem is a collaboration between Thought for Change, of the blog The Rendezvous Club and Auroraboros, of the blog Objects, and the Distance Between Them. Update: You can view Thought for Change's posting of this piece at: https://thinkingclearly483645316.wordpress.com/2018/07/14/i-wait-for-you-in-darkness/ I've never seen you Yet I know you completely We haven't talked yet But your voice … Continue reading I Wait for You, In Darkness

Under Setting Sun (Three-Day Quote Challenge v2, Day Three)

"We all need to scream and shout at the universe; it creates a shift in energy." - Puzzles of the Soul Under setting sun Leaves curl into themselves And those who love the light seek shelter Closing their eyes for rest Just as those with eyes for the darkness awaken. Whether lit by stars and … Continue reading Under Setting Sun (Three-Day Quote Challenge v2, Day Three)

Mystery Blogger Award Nomination

A while back (sorry, I have been busy as of late...), I was nominated for a Mystery Blogger award by Lawrence Illoc, of the blog Being Bipolar. Trying to break the stigma! (https://bipolaronlineblog.com/). Though it has taken me longer than I would like to respond, I am very honored by this nomination and accept it as … Continue reading Mystery Blogger Award Nomination

Sara, Please (*Explicit Language*)

For Sara. Sara, please Do not give up Do not allow these thoughts To overtake you To tell you That you are in any way To blame or At fault For what you feel For how those feelings Manifest In thought and in action If you need to scream Scream Scream into the fucking wind … Continue reading Sara, Please (*Explicit Language*)

Intimate Moments Within

This piece is a direct response to the poem An Intimate Kiss by Charles Robert Lindholm. My sincere gratitude and respect goes out to Charles for the beauty he brings to this community through his work and collaborative mindset. She waits for me Home: a word with so much weight The place where we first … Continue reading Intimate Moments Within

A Thought on Change

A movement through motion A wave from the heart of my mind to the shore of your heart I often wonder: "How do others perceive This world we share but do not always experience In identical or even relatable ways?" I am in love with the idea of honesty I have fallen hard for openness … Continue reading A Thought on Change