Spirit Guide

Emboldened by belief in forgiveness and peace I have assembled all the ages I have ever been into this one woman before you. I’m a wanderer. I have always lost track of time, and thought. I would give my last dime to a beggar on the street with a smile, wishing him well… no care for things I haven’tContinue reading “Spirit Guide”

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Muscle Memory

There is a tree still standing in the Redwoods that remembers There’s a ring sitting in a trunk under old love letters, and a woolen sweater, it remembers There’s a photograph of your smile shadows cast by the setting sun in an album now covered in paper, it remembers And it’s been a while, butContinue reading “Muscle Memory”

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Give up the Ghost

“When the God’s wish to punish you, they answer your prayers” she said as she stood looking into the northern sky. There is a lot to say, but for now I need to be silent, I need to answer tough questions. Am I a left or a right? When does a girl give up theContinue reading “Give up the Ghost”

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Great Experimentations

Time stalls in our presence… it stops to watch what we’ll do next. When we were children we ran naked through a backyard sprinkler and the old lady who lived there yelled at us and threatened to call the police. We ran like little snipes from her yard and the delicious stolen droplets of waterContinue reading “Great Experimentations”

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High Stakes Claims

I watched the snow fall, I watched his tears fall. We didn’t speak, but the cold and crisp cold mourning said it all. Love doesn’t live here. He could not watch her go. I heard the crunch of cold under his boot,  I held my breath my heart calling .. “o please, turn one lastContinue reading “High Stakes Claims”

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pretty good year

Change. 2012 brought nothing but the unrecognizable… These things I miss… Creature Comfort Self assuredness One of the most amazing people I will ever know. Good times had Friends who I somehow outgrew… I still love you. Innocence. That which I can live without… The insincere The selfish The foolish Voices raised in anger DebtsContinue reading “pretty good year”

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Back In School

To teach a man to fish, To teach a man to fish, you have to KNOW how to fish already, don’t you? What’s a girl to do who doesn’t know how?  There are lots of things I can teach someone to do, and at least one or two of them may even be useful. ButContinue reading “Back In School”

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