I am who you say I am?

I lie awake at night. Find no rest, though besides a strong hug and someone to convince me it'll be okay, it is what I need the mostThere's been too little sleep the past two nights that honestly I'm not sure how I function now. Beneath my eyes a splitting headache lingers, probably caused by…

The boy in a drawing

Cleaning out my closet the other day I found a stack of old concert posters I've collected throughout the years. A signed Amy Grant, limited edition Dave Matthew's prints, Tyrone Wells wrote my name with a heart on every poster he ever signed, a sketch of a boy ... what is this doing here? Was…

Almost 39

"I am not the same as I once was, nor today will I carry unto tomorrow, but become someone else by morning..." I woke up this morning with that in my head. I write even in my sleep, thanks Shakespeare - he must be my Muse. Flip the calendar twice from today and I welcome…

Loss of a Mother at Christmas Time

I guess, the bottom line is, it still gets to me, and somehow words that weren't meant to, turn into poetry... How time marches on, and this - these are the days of living, this is my life playing out in real time, but it feels like some part of me is missing and I'll…

Ancestral Healing

There are days when this war is not my own. Ancestral threads pull, tear apart my heart, as if claws and teeth rip me open, their cries sound familiar, like they are part of my DNA. She, the Mother, and her Mother, and her Mother, and her Mother... I claim her eyes when I look…

Sweet Autumn Air

There is a storm rolling in. Oh, what this means for my heart as very often the weather mimicks how I feel inside. With the windows and doors open I can smell the rain about to deluge from rolling grey skies, the air just dropped about ten degrees *I am a human temperature detector. I…

Sight.

If I could pick a super power of all there ever could be, I would choose to see inside of you, and let you see inside of me.I would dig deeper than any other's eyes can go and I would unearth all the things you do not want me to know. Your fears your doubts…