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Tag: Feelings

Note to Self

Recently, I was introduced to the term “imposter syndrome” which is defined as “a concept describing individuals who are marked by an inability to internalize their accomplishments and a persistent […]

A simple life

I live a simple life. I have spent years disincorporating the trappings that most people suffer from. I have no bills. No material needs. No responsibilities except to my dog, […]

To you

I have given so much Time Money Attention Trust Dignity Intention Appreciation Intention Respect Affection I’ve been bled dry By bill collectors The legal system Doctors Exes Politics Policies Procedures […]

An instrument of peace

“Lord, make me an instrument of peace.” With that single line St Francis defined a life of mindfulness and loving kindness long before those terms were first used. Long before […]

There is a place

  There is a place Where feelings are as solid as a tangerine and just as sweet Where the warm breeze on an autumn noon cools salty skin with the […]

always

my lips long to kiss you      the taste of you     electric my hands desire to hold you      the feel of you     a […]

Words revisited

Some time back I set myself the unexpectedly difficult task of setting poetry to a list of words gathered from readers as well as from my own list of loved […]

Watching you dance

Light Lithe You flow like poured molasses Like a lava lamp Smooth Liquid You gyrate with abandon Your moves entice Invite Hypnotize My God, you are sexy! I watch from […]

I am not alone

I wonder; will I ever become the man I have tried so hard to be? Will my past ever let go of me? Can I ever truly break free from […]

Beaver Moon

There’s a full moon tonight. It is a moon of introspection. A time when impulse gives way to doubt. Doubt gives way to resistance. Resistance gives way to rebellion. If, […]

Melancholia

Still as my breath Slow as my step Yet I wander Lost in thoughts That invade A silent army Of recollection That tramples my peace Despite the calm I turn […]

Rain Day

  It’s raining outside. Pouring, actually. Flash floods. The fan in my truck has stopped working. I bought a little 12 volt fan to plug into the outlet but it […]

Home

If someone had told me several years ago that I would drive into a hurricane to be with the woman I loved I would have smiled at such a romantic […]

Beloved, Mine,

  Beloved, mine, The days fly off their spool like a delicate tapestry woven from time that unravels while sleeping. Upon waking, the approaching sun reveals you there beside me. […]

After a long day

It’s okay, Love It’s okay Lean back into me Let me wrap my arms around you Rock you gently Kiss your neck Silence the day With wordless passion As we […]

A Place of Love

I sit in silent contemplation and awe of the direction my life has taken. Where I’ve been. Where I’m headed. I am amazed by the change that has manifested in my […]