New Beginning

Sometimes just taking a shower can be life affirming. Sometimes water can wash away the feeling. Like being born again baptized. There is a new kind of daring flashing in those fierce and all too knowing eyes. Something under the surface is showing, her strength belies.

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When you Know More You do Better

And that is where I start my atonement.  I didn’t understand the scientific principles of cause and effect yet.  I was deformed before I was fully formed.  And like a bad case of voodoo economics…. A history stuck on repeat.  A little girl with a tear stained cheek.  Perception distorted, facial expressions contorted.  And IContinue reading “When you Know More You do Better”

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Listen To The Words Coming Out of My Mouth

Words spill out and fall to the floor, breaking the silence, shattering it like the simple  wine glass cast from its spot after a meal gone cold.  Whole sonnets could dance between the sound of your sigh and our last good laugh, your fond hello, and frantic goodbye.  Words filled your sports bag and tookContinue reading “Listen To The Words Coming Out of My Mouth”

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The Shorthand (after a long time)

For those who don’t know. And for Fernando, who doesn’t believe.  I remember the exact moment I felt the quickening of my reluctant heart. We were talking, sharing desert and I watched you close your eyes and part those soft full lips in tandem. You accepted the offering and closed those broody beautiful eyes likeContinue reading “The Shorthand (after a long time)”

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It All Comes Out In The Wash

It’s been three days since the laundry was done- They never say “thanks” But, in the still world between the covers of words I never hear, it’s passion is so exactly placed. Do days go by without excitement? I clasp my book against me. And on the little landing we’re dispersed, and totally undisposed forContinue reading “It All Comes Out In The Wash”

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Cobwebs Cleared-

Sometime very soon  I will be before you, exposed. In the littered love letters, and keep sakes from Maggie the Cat’s 9 lives we will find something to cherish. I’m scared to be this naked with another. Will you still see me? In the cast off clothes, and lost lip gloss- the old sandals withContinue reading “Cobwebs Cleared-“

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