Promise

Troubled and trembling My mind and body feeble Your world I cannot placate In my presence I promise All doors will swing Effortlessly... Automatic

Sky

The clarity in the grace that beckons me is evident  in her voice Sounding of undeserved peace Songs to call past mistakes to send away The lines drawn by her eyes Redirecting my poorly laid path Lips shaped upwards in peaking smile Causing fears to fall and hopes to rise To say to her "I …

Stencil

Stenciled perfection makes her form Wrapped in a delicate paper Smooth to the hand Fragile, sharp A clay heart in the shape of others Molded, mended, making mercy for me Hair strokes follow, flow, with wind Depth and dimensions hidden in the eyes Pleasantly painted picturing pools Powerful palette mixing present and future Not a …

1.27.2017

The sole of my shoe was cracked just before the heel Underfoot, fractures in the pavement began to flow Puddles pounding, carefully beating out the pace of our hurried run Cardio participation proposed by pesky precipitation This is the night I cling to  Slippery and soaked in sloshing clothing Darkened footprints form a path from …

Why I write.

Writing can give life to words that we cannot bear to speak and ideas we cannot contain. It can change minds, entertain, tear the world apart, and piece it back together. Writing can be stressful to some, and yet therapeutic to others. It can both save and destroy a life. Writing on its own is …