Believe In It

Once upon a time, you – only half yourself – waited wished that some 1 in 150 million white knights would fight through the acid swim the equivalent of 4-5 miles in 12-48 hours – choose the right and lose his comrades only to crack open your shell...

Let Go

Dark smoke pushes the light out of your body. I watch it go, wisp by wisp – every day, more clouds, more fog obscuring the sunshine. There are moments when I still see that reflective beauty of mirrored amplitude bouncing in your eyes and radiating outward, but...

Blue Eyes Crying for Lorraine

There’s a hole where you once were and maybe that’s okay so they say – but I don’t feel okay. Nobody knows how I feel today and every day when I wake. Where is the one who used to greet me? who sat beside me when blinds closed at day’s...

Dandelion

Part I I AM — a weed. Forcing yellow head from infertile field, hearty in health, I heave myself forward from barren ground. Overkilled and underappreciated. Your trampling only toughens me. Gloria Gaynor’s flower child – I will survive. Part II I AM...

The Princess and the Sky

The princess spun in her dress, giggling as the white cotton fabric swung droplets onto her face. She stopped twirling – teetered, looking out at the endless stretch of blue. She had never realized that the sky was made of water or that it loved the land so...