No, my dog didn’t eat my first poem…

my computer is functioning fine and while I’d love to blame my not promptly posting on wordpress, 
that’s not the truth, either. I keep my promises. I don’t promise often. Easier that way. But a chance to audition for Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen is an…

Finally

Coffee in hand. Ahhhh, big sigh of relief… This is my master remedy.

Airway Getaway

Choked up on broken tears, Making empty promises on half-hidden smiles, Waiting for my departure. I didn’t have enough words for “a while,” Not prepared for heartfelt goodbyes, Trying not to appear through my crocodile disguise, “Promise me you’ll work with me when you get…

I Will Give You Everything

The Universe is teasing me With the temptation of music. She knows I have to gather my things, And yet she finds it amusing To distract me with her gifts. “See?” she says. “I will give you everything, my dearest one.”

#3, Named

Hold my name on your tongue. Warm and loving. Let it roll down your throat. Burn you from inside. Hold my name in your hands. Soft and gentle. Let it crawl up your arms. Silken your skin where it touches. Hold my name in your…

Her face

Her face looked gaunt and old her body bloated more each time I saw her she thought she could block up the door with a pendant of the goddess of disappointment entwined around her neck on a silver chain rich with tarnish divorce and disappointment…

Whispers of you

I want to believe your words because your actions fail me often. No eye contact is made for it may reveal deception. I make believe forever though I know our love has a limit. You slip farther away each day until your no longer in…

Life

Make it your way never sway as it is like day It can be cruel, fueled by many things Just hold on Cause we all know this too will pass. Gaze into the blue sky and see that your morning is very near don’t give…

Late bloomer

This is how it always starts. A late bloomer never seems to be on time for anything. Imagine the horror, thinking that you have ten minutes to spare when you’re already an hour behind. You had assumed that 9 in the morning is 9 in…