One Day (a poem)

One day I will let go.     One day I might try again. These days,     These days, I sit and wait,     I self-medicate,     Do what I can to distract myself from the pain. Someday.     Someday I might try.     I might stop waiting,         For cessation,         For distraction,     Telling… Continue reading One Day (a poem)

For a Season

(a poem) For a season?    he’d said. Meeting her gaze,    holding it this time. For a season.    I won’t trap you in forever. For a season,    his words twinkled like chocolate stars,     his face was the first she saw in the morning,     his words the last she heard at night. For a season,    she struggled beneath him.Open your eyes, he’d… Continue reading For a Season


(a poem) You sit there,     regal,     graceful,     fluid as time itself, You sparkle, Your every word a proclamation of love and light,     every movement a songbird’s note,     floating thru the open window on a spring breeze, Cherry blossoms land in my lap. The audacity!     How dare I sit here, while you sparkle so?

Same Old Dance

30-Day Flash Challenge, Day 22     The thing is, I could tell what she was thinking the whole time, from her first spontaneous hug, to how she responded to my touch when we traded massages, how I responded to hers. I swore I wanted to; no needed to touch her every week. What would… Continue reading Same Old Dance