Green Eggs, Ham and Mice with Cookies and Milk

My name isn’t Sam. I won’t pester you to eat Foods that have somehow managed to survive years beyond their shelf life. I won’t ask you to do silly things like give mice cookies or milk in glasses. Instead, I’ll invite you to come spend…

Best Pet

I live for your furry face To come home to your warm kisses and thankful eyes We don’t deserve dogs, you keep me alive. I would die without your calming face Sweet whiskers and purr that relaxes my mind Cats are the most perfect companion…

Seven-something, I think

My brain is starting to hurt. My mind is weary. I’m not sure I’m doing this right. New stuff is scary. It’s like standing naked in front of an audience and you’re all hairy- especially if you’re prone to like being a hair-free zone. It…

Hour 7-At This Moment

Your mind is a haunted house. You send your ghosts away before they evolve into demons you can no longer fight. You can’t move, you can only build more rooms. And string Christmas lights along every wall to add color to this hell. If you’re…

One Thousand and One

There were at least one thousand and one reasons to go back.  I only needed the one. Simple love lived there.  It had been years since I paid her a visit, yet she welcomed me like it was yesterday.  Simple love is easy that way. …

I’m Not Allowed to Listen to Music

Trauma. Everyone has experienced it on some level. No one’s trauma is greater than someone else’s. No one can tell anyone else how their personal trauma should affect them. A month ago, trauma found its way to my home. And that is how I ended…

HELP

Everything is closing in. I live in a castle, with gargantuan rooms And regal tapestries But, I’m feeling more like Rapunzel- Trapped in a tower In this state, I have no power The more I perspire, the smaller things become. I am trapped Everything is…

The Trip

I was able to visit a place that is out of this world.  I couldn’t describe the feeling inside when I saw then light and splendor.  At first I thought that the lights were so bright, then realize that Love was the light.  I felt…

Seeing You Again

So many years had gone by It didn’t feel like you’d missed any moments away We talked You encouraged me And when it was time for goodbyes Arms extended to embrace you in a hug Grabbed nothing but missed air An alarm sounded and you…

Hour 5

The pen is heavy in my hand, its shadow is a monster on the wall. I finish another letter and set it next to the weeping willow tree. It disappears when I reopen my eyes. Rain polka dots my hair and the sky and I…