Washed Away

Something happened to my heart I can’t follow where it strays Something took hold of me, My wild beating heart has left me It Betrays. Give me back my common sense, Im so sick and tired of the nonsense. It twists my form, and leaves me feeling a kind of dirty that cant be cleaned.Continue reading “Washed Away”

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Letting It All Hang Out

She rides to treatment today with her knees drawn to her chest. She’s reading the book I started, and because she isnt the one driving she has now gotten ahead of me. The words drip off each page and fall like petals into her lap. Treatment today will be filled with questions I can hearContinue reading “Letting It All Hang Out”

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Inheritance is Accidental

Daughter- I cannot take it back. I did not see it coming. I just watched the pain ravage you from within, Daughter- I hold you while you cry. Held your hand with breaking heart, and red eye both times in the hospital because for you it was harder to breathe than it was to die. Seeing theContinue reading “Inheritance is Accidental”

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Tied Up

Lately my limbs have new knots Because Im tied up in your trees With branches that tangle and twist  From ankle to wrist. And the song birds sleep in the palm of my hands… Their song like a prayer You cannot understand them, if you don’t care to listen There are people you meet who can level youContinue reading “Tied Up”

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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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