I always loved words. I loved to read books and I even wrote speeches. My issue was that I was so shy growing up. I was painfully shy. If you looked up painfully shy in a dictionary my face should have been right underneath. It was so hard for me because I didn't get to… Continue reading Learning To Speak Up – Part I
underneath this soul fire parts oceans breathing life over the new land
I have been working a lot lately on my upcoming book. *This book is inspirational. My life is no different than anyone else with all of its achievements and challenges. I am writing it to help others. I want it to be the book I wish I could have read at 18. The book will… Continue reading All of Me
How do I rise with your foot on my back? Did we not break bread together last night... The sting in your voice disrupts growing lilies in the yard. I'll shoo you away again so the thunderstorm doesn't block the sun!
I thought I would share a short story that I wrote awhile ago. This is just a small portion of the story. Enjoy. "Purple Haze" by Jimi Hendrix poured out of her Bluetooth speakers. As Hendrix played, her boyfriend continued to kiss her neck. She forgot all about her boyfriend because all she could think… Continue reading In and of Dreams (Fiction)
Little Wendy Didn't go home today She sat on a park bench Feeding the birds ____________ Little Wendy Only 12 today Ate her egg salad sandwich without the edges of the bread _____________ Little Wendy Decided she was adult enough To walk away from mom and dad But still needed her dog Pete ______________ Lindy… Continue reading Didn’t See The Stars Today
The incision was seamless Blood loss was minimal No more pain once my heart was removed from its quarters
Who lights the way when paranoia takes on multiple faces? Are you alone under those sheets or do you feel fingers crawling up your back... Do you feel less lonely when their are eyes on you when you sleep...
There is a slight curve in your tongue I noticed it when I was young After I saw you recite William Carlos Williams under trees Spring rain was fresh and you didn't follow my pleas when i wanted to taste the salt on your lips
Don't tell me you changed your mind. I know I was rude and crazy. Yes. I am still all over the place. I can be indecisive and shy. But, please don't tell me you changed your mind. I hate how your smile makes me melt. I hate how I can't speak sometimes, because I am… Continue reading These Words Are For You.