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Tag: Memories

Dance

...the shadow of my youth, in a form that never was, dances on the walls of this poorly lit shell i occupy so briefly...

Released

  Too long ago A lifetime Millennia it seems I sheltered my heart And bound my flesh In hopeful anticipation I wore the numb pain Of isolation Like a badge […]

Dreams – 10/26/2016

So long So long ago now So long ago I hardly remember I stood in the tall grass For the first time With disbelief That the world was so large […]

Why I rewrote the narrative of my life

The following excerpt is from my latest contribution to Elephant Journal. When I decided to change my life, the goal was not only to change who I am today but […]

Between Kisses

  Lips pressing gently Between soft words Sharing the story of our life In whispers Only we would understand Hands playing, searching, probing Seeking place and time to memorize Connecting […]

She makes notes

  She makes notes To write her poems To keep my story straight I didn’t know I had a story She pays attention Wants to know it all Shares in […]

Seven Years!

I can’t believe I’ve been on Word Press for seven years! My first blog here was just your basic online diary and it has gone through some changes over the […]

Northern Lights over North Dakota

I stand amazed In a field of gold Under a starry sky Lit by green mist A gentle wind sighs Across the empty plain After a cold rain That has […]

not broken

I know you I know why it is you cry at night How you believe there’s no one who’s right For you No one at all No one who loves […]

What I don’t (2011)

How is it I find my self Short on what I need When I’ve paid so For what I don’t I look around And all I see Are fragments of […]

Why the cold walks – from 12/30/2014

  This enemy forged from ice threatens the meager armor I wear to protect myself from its invasive presence. It creeps in wherever I let my guard down and assumes […]

The Dragon in me

I am still in love with every woman I’ve ever loved all of them goddess all of them divine all of them blazed my soul left me in ashes and […]

Succulent

never there always wanted seldom had often enojoyed mostly missed longed and sought after sung about written about “dreamed” about succulating stimulating simulating suffocating   resuscitating   sleep …not tonight […]

Footsteps at my door

I was awoken last night From the deepest of sleep Devoid of dream By a strong feminine presence I heard With ears sharpened by the dullness of slumber The softest […]

Slow Closure

Fascinated by the pains that grow From fathoms deep And lives ago I do regain to sing my song Of seconds lost And moments gone That forms upon these crusted […]