“End thee, my love,” she pleads, “as though we were over before we began. Believe me to be a mere distraction and I shall believe you to be the depth of imagination born out of lonely despair. A cloud changing shape as soon as the storms come.” He sighs, drops his head. She places her … Continue reading Bargaining
You with your long, wispy branches I respect how you weep for those so lost in sadness. But, what if, instead of weeping you told a joke? Would those who suffer temporarily forget their sadness? What if they laugh, laugh so hard they cry? Remembering life is only as sad as the saddest thought refusing … Continue reading Willow weeping
Focused on what’s gone instead of what’s left. Scared for what could happen instead of loving the moment. Stop letting fear win. Bask in the possibilities of what still might be. Fuck the ones who showed you the sad path others were forced to march. Instead create your own path. Love every moment knowing you’re … Continue reading Self…remember your worth
Water casually slips through fingers, my hands cupping together to salvage what I can. But the more I try, the more I lose until I’m left holding nothing. Never imagining I would thirst for you, my friend. Believing your promise that you were my endless stream.
The universe fell grey with sadness at a world so nearly lost. Refusing defeat, she painted the sky with uncertainty and forced them all to sit still. ... At first, oh they were so angry. They did not like being told what to do. But the anger soon subsided and their quiet loneliness reminded them... … Continue reading Absent Certainty
I cannot stay for you are my suffering and my body yearns for the light. So I give thanks for your expired guidance. Say goodbye my love, to this distorted reflection. And I move on with the graceful speed of a hummingbird. Gone before you take my hand, jailing me here forever.
In the early morning darkness, a man broken in the road. The cold, a vulture threatening to eat him whole. He rests his head on the concrete pillow, exhausted searching for home. A deeply thickened voice laced with concern, absent of judgment asks if he is okay. The stranger helps him to his feet. He … Continue reading The Stranger
my dear your beautiful existance tethered to mine without you it is i who is irrelevant ... hold tight to me as fear like water nestles in the spaces between and you feel like floating away our anchored embrace will keep us from drifting
Good morning, I say. Ask how you are? You share a sorrowful story. My heart aches. You laugh. ... I wish you the sincerest of good nights. You shrug, say you’ll try. Sadness lingers on your words. I, reaching to comfort. You laugh. ... My pain, silly thoughts, frightened words hiding from sound’s crescendo, my … Continue reading The Joke
Ignore it Put your hands over your ears Close your eyes Retract into a turtle’s shell Hiding From conflict From love From pain From anything real What a waste of life Breathe and take a risk A turtle only wins the race if he comes out of his shell Choose a path and move forward, … Continue reading Active Rest