It is so hard To breathe her name The plastic covers my lips Pulling the oxygen from the air No reward, just stillness Lost in everyday minutes The mundaness of days And years, so many years Collapsed into decades My mind is fading Shuffling the outside down Her attenuation Is breaking into A shrill volt … Continue reading Blueberry Sky – December 3, 2019
I am not the fragile snowflake That melts upon contact With something slightly above Thirty-two I am the intricate weaving Under closer inspection A piece of life that regurgitates beauty In every aspect of its being Misunderstood or commended For the strength held within I will be seen By those who are looking I am … Continue reading Thirty-Two – December 5, 2019
My memories Are like flashbacks So vivid I can smell the day surrounding us And when I come to I’m left standing Naked In the middle of the street
I just stopped Long enough to notice The last Of the last Holding on Against all odds To let go And feel the freedom Of the breeze
I pull the weight Hand over hand To get to you Slung over my shoulder Curled toward the ground I lean in to my own strength The tips of my fingers pulsing The pressure of the rope Strangling any kind of purpose Used to move forward Feet and hands, hands and feet Scurrying, grasping and … Continue reading Quicksand – November 22, 2019
Riding this soft silky Slide Bumping And sailing into the air Splashing in my squeals Of endless joy Until I reach for her hand And realize it’s been gone For so long...
Are You Somewhere?