Poetry: Celebrating National Poetry Month

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Broken Wings Dying of a broken heart. There’s something romantic about loving a person so much that you can’t live anymore once they’re gone. But that’s not usually how the heart works. The heart fails from clogged arteries or physical trauma, but not emotional trauma. A person doesn’t even know it’s coming when their physical […]

Poetry: Celebrating National Poetry Month.

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Outside   I’m still trying to teach myself not to choke up when I think of you I wanted to be your universe you resigned to let me be a moon a satellite an alien visitor I could not stay forever never quite hold you never quite shine bright enough to gain your honest and […]

Poetry: Celebrating National Poetry Month.

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Absence The day you leave your job, will be the day everyone expresses how much they appreciated you. Two weeks after you break up will be the day your ex realizes how much you mean to them. And the day you die will be the most attention anyone will ever give you. I wonder when […]

Poetry: Celebrating National Poetry Month

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Fire and Ice Deteriorated, it wasn’t working anymore, hadn’t worked for a long time. I did all I could. Days pass, clear, windy. Worn ways discarded, not an easy process To let go of the friendly, broken old. But stability, if not solace, is wanted around the house. Move on with new tools for success […]

Poetry: Celebrating National Poetry Month.

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The Curvature of Your Lips You wear that smile like my second skin and those eyes burn through me mesmerizing the movement of my soul. Your twilight-tinctured touch sends chills trailing across my nerve cells. My muddled mind collapses from the tenderness, enclosed in weeping wonder, bewildered by the unfolding of the rhythm of your […]