Life’s Roadmaps

Three seconds old your first breath cold and sterile the hands that touch you are covered in latex; in a naked cry you came into the world. Five years old your worries are simple; your favorite color, the playground swings at recess, the monsters hidden in your closet, under your bed. Now you are thirteen,…

Fireflies

I lay outside in the chilly dark night in, outside of my home up in the mountains, the coolness of the night falls on me like an invisible fog. Up in the sky stars sparkle in contrast to the dark blanket behind them. Around me the light from the moon shimmers on the leaves of…

There Was a Time

There was a time when the air was winged with desire and the soil was seeded with love and the water was infused with passion. In my eyes the seasons changed turning from emerald to copper to gray. In my heart the seasons drained away, taking with their running waters, it’s love. The great gray…

Night before sunset

The breeze wraps itself around me like a ribbon, it tickles my face with my hair, and brings smells of foreign properties, that send goosebumps down my back. Lights that I see in the dark twinkle from far away and get stronger. The sky ranges from gray to pastel blue as the night sets in…

The Bluebird and the Bee

A stray little buzzing bee whispered into my ear, this morning under the blazing September sun, that your eyes had wandered my way that my face had captured your heart. But as the bee, as the messenger, flew to a flower, I was left neither smitten nor enchanted; my head was not foggy, my legs…

Art In Words

I would like to paint masterpieces with my words. Fill the air with the sounds of amber, scarlet and indigo, create brush strokes with the flow of my sentences. Paint pictures of blossoming flowers, of the benevolent sun dancing in the vast sky. Tell tales of the willing trees being tousled by the powerful wind….

Alive

I feel alive today. A seeping, singing, splendor rises inside me, a marvelous, wonderous charm runs inside of me, today I feel alive. Alive is my heart, yes alive. Enchanted with life and its sweet flavor becoming every day stronger and joyous opening to new love and new feelings. Living is my soul, yes living,…