Category Archives: Poetry

Captured

She cast smoke on fire, music playing in the trees, the memory she sought to capture touching her lips beneath the leaves. She danced in a meadow empty, her steps inspiration, the moment recaptured never straying from imagination. She stopped … Continue reading

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Just an Idea

An idea, melded from many coming before. Just an idea, growing to include all, standing the test of hate and exclusion, but vulnerable to toxic forces, were they given life. An idea, an imperfect document seeking perfection, a shining torch, … Continue reading

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Realization

There were those distracted moments when she’d idly wonder. When was the first time, the first moment when she realized she was different and unlike the other children? Was it that first day in kindergarten? Was it that first thought … Continue reading

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A Pill to Hold

How lucky she was, how fortunate in so many ways, there were no more worries, even on cloudy days. There was a pill for loneliness, a substitute for hugs, a pill to whisper to her each night, a substitute for … Continue reading

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The Journey that Mattered

There was wondering who she was, and then there was finding herself. There was discovering judgement, and there was uncovering the hate. There was also uncovering the love, when it was brave enough to speak. There was recognizing the fear, … Continue reading

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Boxes

She knew all there was to know about boxes, lessons learned on the inside, lessons that taught being trapped within one was liable to take your life over time. When she found her true self she escaped her box, never … Continue reading

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Azure Fog

Azure fog, its blue moon glow soothing all directions in an etherial forest, whispering, holding her hand, making her understand the heartbeat she followed was near. In a forest waiting, arms beckoned, her steps finding a cliffside path where the … Continue reading

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Return

New life, it was contained in each new breath, each inhale an opportunity, each exhale the moment to begin. A heart in haste settled, synchronizing with her lungs, her mind settling while air flowed in and out. How strange, but … Continue reading

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City Life Lights

Precious night memory laden, hazy lights on a furtive bridge crossing, the currents glistening, the fog’s blue moonlight glow hiding truth and lies, echoing the music in her mind. Her balcony overlooked life’s carnival, humanity dancing on ebony streets in … Continue reading

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Forever Is

The forever that was a forever away became forever now, a moment between milestones, footfalls crossing lifetime’s bridge, a hand, her hand, helping her to the other side. Such is truth that is self-truth affirmations spoken now, soothing the soul … Continue reading

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