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“Tell me a little about yourself.” Tongue tied, sweaty palm, raspy voice “Who Me?” So much to tell, so little to share Do I dare to unlock the box To take pride in it all, even the rocks? Braggart! Liar! … Continue reading

Get A Better Mirror

“If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror. Look a little closer. Stare a little longer. Because there’s something inside you that made you keep trying despite everyone that told you to quit.” – Shane Koyczan

A Small Delay In the NaPoWriMo Postings

Hello!  This is just a quick note to let you know that I have not abandoned the project.  My laptop died and typing out new works on my Android is interesting at best and frustrating to say the least.  I … Continue reading

Steady As He Goes Down

Steady As He Goes Down Take a swig to settle your nerves Calm in a flask Empty promise in the form of J.D and Turkey wild Sleep like a baby. Shake like a leaf Infant without mother’s milk, feeding not … Continue reading

Constraints of Freedom

Constrained by the Weight of freedom tight cutting Into me don’t show fright. April 5, 2013 #napowrimo  

Phoenix Uprising

Phoenix Uprising Sing to me of dreams realized And love fulfilled A glass half full and a joyful life Of rainbows after the rain Of a reason for the pain The heart is loyal, the mind betrays The embers burn, … Continue reading

In The Bright Darkness

In the bright darkness, lightfall blinds Touch sears Silence roars Just breathe, they say Calm down, just let it go If I let go, I’ll lose me If I lose me, I’ll lose you If I lose you, what comes … Continue reading

Truth Prospecting

TRUTH PROSPECTING Tell me some secrets, tell me no lies I see the world through wizened eyes Truth whispers, she does not roar Fool’s gold glitters and washes ashore Truth prospecting Nuggets to find In words, in touch or perhaps … Continue reading


In honor of National Poetry Writing Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I offer this from the soul of a survivor. THAT GIRL   THAT GIRL is not a flying nun With habit flying so, THAT GIRL is a soldier, … Continue reading

Breathing Lessons

Not so long ago, I needed to learn how to breathe.  What?!?  What self-respecting person doesn’t know how to breathe?  Well, I have learned that there is breath and there is breathing.  Think of all the ways in which we … Continue reading