Dancing

Let's you and me give this thing a whirl You'll be my lad, I'll be your girl We'll kiss 'til our twenty toes curl Standing together...

Sea Star

The tale told by tempests on my skin blued for battle, Blackly bruised and battered, armored with scales forged Of ice and shell and...

Divine Feminine, 1 of 3

I am the crone The creatrix whose impulse is rooted In the ancient, in the archaic, in antiquity; In the wrinkled and aggregate human...

Light Hearted

You're the one makes me smile so wide I can't stand it So bright my bewintered eyes can't handle it Your loving light both bonny bonfire...

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow down the walls Housing my failing mental state Who ever knew this tumultuous fall Would come of ...

Refreshing

Why do I wait until I'm a cranky raisin to take care? Until water runs down my throat, cool as winter, cool as peace, Cool blue in a...

Joy Breaking Early

4 a.m. rising at my body clock's alarm I take myself away to the other room, To quiet. Light. Bunny snuggles, solitude And browsing early...

Pareidolia

A word I stumbled upon in story research Trying to find the right word for that sweet activity Of lying in grass that smells oh-so-green...

Puzzle

Gathering the pieces, sorting them out color by color Finding all the edges and now I think I'm at the sky Filled with silver-lined...

Let's Talk about Anxiety

I have a nervous disposition. Walking a path too filled with things that go bump in the night will do that, until hands shaking to strike...

Bitter

All these people telling me not to be angry Exhorting me to forgive, in their own poison: "Forget all about wrongs and enable those old...

God's Death Rattle

Last night, lying in the dark alone with my soul I imploded. A flower curling its petals inward Recoiling from damages incurred in Eden....

Falsehoods

It's funny Those in my life who've made me outcast Likely walk their days thinking of God's will And don't hold themselves accountable...

Today, Notably

Today is the day I stopped being awkward Well, not exactly, because I'm sure I'll Second guess myself again and certainly Speak out of...

Growth

All my life I've strived for strength, whether it helped or harmed And cultivated its varietals, both those tender and their cousins hard...

Sojourner's Truth

Here I am so far from where I started Knapsack light as it would ever be Eyes somehow neglecting all the shadows Full of daydreams and...

Sanhedrin

How many of you have cast your stones Flung them at me unthinking, callous, Like monkeys flinging shit at glass Like tigers breaking...

The Cataclysm Righted

My world crumbling, my sky falling, my fears rising in rogue waves The stars streak down and I among them, all my flaws displayed...

Left-Handed Bill: Chapter the First

Young William was new to town He wore not the hardened frown Of regulars at the saloon He sauntered breezily through the doors Past...

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