Baby Plant

There are clouds and there are gloomy days. There are nights and there are night-crawlers. There are song birds and there are morning glows. Feet that shuffle and feet that slap heavily against hot pavement. Lives to be lived, lives to mourn, lives to adorn, and lives to forget. Yet, here I sit. I haveContinue reading “Baby Plant”

Re-routing to Re-loving

I am in the process of re-loving myself. Yea, I’m not sure if it sounds all that catchy but I imagine the act as something similar to falling in love with your partner all over again after experiencing a slump for 10 out of 20 years of marriage. In my case, I’ve witnessed 27 years with this body of mine and yet,  I still treat myself like some odd-ball foreign substance.

Smart World

You know, I receive a lot of questions and attention from friends, family members, and complete strangers regarding my decision to not own a smart phone. I might as well give the whole world an explanation after all of these years of using unrecognizable cellular ring tones. Let me start from the beginning. There wasContinue reading “Smart World”

Still Learning

If at first you do not trust, try, try, again. Believe in your heart that he aches for sincerity, despite his opaque collection of vows. You are built with storage tanks and given a choice, to hoard or to squander? Inquire or ponder? Pull the next act out of a hat? But please, decide. StareContinue reading “Still Learning”

Love in Three Parts

Darling, From dusk until dawn We are only seven Hours away from the First time. A fight and then your flight. Change at the turn of a dime. An exchange of currency and suddenly, The possibility of anger Escapes. —– And when I sleep —With dream I am still sorting through you Arranging faces withContinue reading “Love in Three Parts”

We keep here

Stream of consciousness effervescent. Ever flowing. Manifestation of thought into word, into sound, into feeling, into everything that ever overwhelmed me. Every stoplight I blew bubbles through while it gleamed red. It glowed with all of its might and warned me to yield, but I did not. I left candy crumb amounts of myself atContinue reading “We keep here”