Not imagined [poesy]

I was standing here Red dot on a map Of cross roads and constellations When the world slipped from under my feet Vivid emotion Truth spoke my name In a hundred different colours Symphonies of silence Sang the solo of serendipity As I fell into a pillow of peace Warmed by the assurance of my…

As I Recall [a poetic]

I see our dates In addresses and license plates Time we shared Stamped reminders into the world The code of us I see orange red flowers in trees Spicy blue drinks Rocks like dinosaur poop And hear them lilt “la-di-da” Simple things An album of memories and emotion for me And I wonder if you…

Beauty Mirrored

They stood before each other Sure of the other’s beauty And suddenly stilled in the confidence of her own. The “I wish” and “if only” rose Darkening cheeks and shifting eyes They could not escape the taboo desire To acknowledge beauty in both her and her too Because this world has been trained To think…

White Picket Fence (guest feature – poem)

In resonance to my frustration with the Lyft driver’s attitude yesterday, one of my dearest loves and relatively new writer gave me permission to share his own distaste with such attitudes and lifestyles, expressed here through poesy. You worked hard for that status, didn’t you… You worked hard to be in that tax bracket.You worked…

Feature by unFold

Nothing new to contribute today, but I had a chance to login from Haiti and see one of my micropoems featured by unFold. unFold specifically publishes tweet-sized pieces of poetry and they are a pretty fantastic addition to have in your feed if you are active on Twitter. Check it out!

Introducing Student Poetry!

I am so pleased to say that one of my students – a wonderfully, talented beautiful little soul who you can meet here – found my site and reached out to me asking if I’d feature one of her poems. I LOVE doing anything that could help foster the creative in my loves, so I…