Sometimes words come to me in sprinkles Sometimes they come to me like a meteor shower I can’t control the way they come Like the words in this poem The words control me I stay open and let them flow through Like a porous vessel And I feel blessed that they chose me Of all […]
My mother’s hands How glorious and beautiful Stretched thin Veins showing She tries to hide them Saying they reveal too much Yet the only thing I see Are years of tireless nights In every fold Her love Every freckle Her selflessness The next time I hold them I’ll make sure she knows How beautiful they […]
All the people on the train With flushed cheeks On Friday night Going home With loneliness I wonder who they are thinking of Who they are missing And if whether they deserve it
“When will the pain stop?” the heart asked. “I don’t know” the mind replied. “It hurts a lot” the heart said. “I know” said the mind. “Take care of me” the body said. “I will” the mind promised. “I’m tired” the mind said. “Shh… she’s transforming” the soul whispered.
Dream catcher Catch all my good ones and don’t let me forget them Dream catcher Chase away all the bad ones and tell me it’s ok Dream catcher Throw in my good wishes and then set them free Dream catcher Tell the sandman I need a little more time The dance is not over until […]
The rain on Canal is especially grey It makes the cabs look like yellow streams of light I lost my umbrella again Left it somewhere on 16th and 9th The icy cold rain is pounding on me My black dress dragging heavier with each step I shiver I walk past the men of the ivory […]