Our Returning

Our returning was without hesitancya sweetness tinged the fireburning like love carmelizeda fantasy realizedunconscious effortsof finding another waycloserto the damp and promising earthburied and reflecting in eyesreaching when the ropecouldntbefore it broke in it’s untwistingwe could flyif it meant assistingin our preservationForin our grand silencewe were struckas if seeing shadowsof gods behind us


Mickey me thin-lyon the top or even plainlyby your attention;by your story,needing is too needyconsider me not unseemlyAgain I wonder for far too longlyjust how odd, awkward, or slicklyyou sent me up cleanlyand yet some are not anything but dirtyhow you deal it and steal it not unlike someone so rooted deeply and formed unquicklyby … Continue reading Cheers


Your lips that pull my attention and your salient voice should share laughter and whether it is with another or each other, it is wished for. At times I wonder if I remember, or will need to remember, how to kiss or be kissed. For a brief silly moment I thought I would try to … Continue reading levels

Old Lovers

Old lovers; dying to see each otherLovers; dying to see each otherDying to see each otherDying to seeDying;[leaving that corner...misshapened, chilled, hollow]And all I could muster wasIt was a good dreamIt was good to dreamIt was good to dream with youIt was good with youIt was goodIt wasn't good dying It wasn't good dying with … Continue reading Old Lovers

The Poetry Unwritten

Audio Version Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Revealing the sense of beingunder-listened-to Or mis-under-stood, of Standing under unwilling or incapable earsAdmitting reluctantly All the yearsUntil just before sinking into tearsof mine and others creationSome great lack of elationBrought to shores poundingWithout hesitationSomething forgottenBeneath the rotten was this!This;The new landscape dreamt of starting with sweet … Continue reading The Poetry Unwritten

Never in my life

Audio Version: Never In My Life Photo by Jhefferson Santos on Pexels.com Never in my life Have I found that staying up-to-date on current events  so infuriating so disturbing  to my ideals and my love for humanity...  Some days it feels difficult to breathe.  May the light break through the damaged places  that we - … Continue reading Never in my life

On the Banks He Stood

Audio Version: On the Banks He Stood Photo by Marstion on Pexels.com On the banks he stood Far apart but on the root Of that which held her and him up And out like a hat brim tipped The willow leg stretched and dipped Through silt, and muck Looking as stuck As she was once … Continue reading On the Banks He Stood