This poem came to me in a series of color splashes and shapes. Does that make sense? Probably not, maybe I've been watching too many Instagram videos where artists create beautiful masterpieces by throwing paint in a seemingly haphazard way. I was getting coffee with a friend a few weeks ago and, as we were … Continue reading Spider Lightning
My head is never where I expect it to be I let it do its own thing and hang on for the ride a white water rafting adventure, picture it now cool, calm water letting you lean back and forget where you are for the moment then the wind changes and you’re almost thrown off … Continue reading Up
I had a crazy moment the other day. Well, it’s been a seemingly endless string of crazy moments, building up on one another to create this precarious tower that shook and rattled until it came crashing down – that’s what anxiety attacks feel like. You know exactly what’s happening, when it springs up on you. … Continue reading Letting Go of the Wall
Frantically trying to remember how To write These are hands? What are they for? They feel empty, unused Has it been __ months already? Intertwine and get tangled So it's hard to let go So we laugh and squeeze tighter So Let me recall how this feels Rough? Soft? Indifferent? Even a slight pressure makes … Continue reading Synonyms.
The date was April 18th, 2009. The gloom was ominous. Kidding. I don't actually know what the date was. But it was sometime in April of my senior year of high school. Since there was barely any funding for trips of any kind in my school, for our senior trip they decided to take us to … Continue reading The Race
I was waiting for weeks to get caught in the rain.Something always distracted me…homework needed to get done. Dishes need to be washed. Too tired. Not enough rain. Too humid, too cold, too hot, too early, too late…always something. I got caught in the rain yesterday. Oh man. OH man, was it the time of my … Continue reading Getting Caught in the Rain