Rearview Mirror

Will it forever be this way? Me, driving down these same old roads at night, my white blue lights shinning in the darkness and in the rearview mirror your lights shining behind me? It is only by chance, I know, you are not interested in chasing me but I am becoming dependent on seeing you…

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,…

A Beginning

A sunset, the ending of a lifetime of memories. A sunrise, the beginning of newborn experiences. Life is a cycle of never-ending events. And standing on this mountain today I stare at the clouds that dance by and wonder if they have regretted their journeys. For what is in a cloud’s lifetime but to cry…

My Inner Selves

With fear or expectation my imagination paints shadows on th wall, his wife the curiosity forms footprints in the sand ahead pulling me closer to the object of their amusement. My conscience, being the only sensible one, tells my legs to stop moving and I hesitate, but my persuasion wins her over and I move…

Protector of Her Heart

My best friend is falling, falling, falling in love, stepping each day closer to the edge. I don’t know if to be happy or if to be sad, I don’t know if she needs my help or my support. A stranger’s hand has come to take her heart, he has flowered her with sweet words,…

Among old things and missing teeth

These days I find myself among old things and missing teeth. The old things include old people and it is their teeth that are missing. Comical situation? Yes completely, please feel free to laugh. You see, my house is old, I live with my old grandparents, the neighborhood is old, there are many old people,…

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,…

Today is a memory

Today I have found love’s initials on my pillow; morning light paints fire on their curves. Today I have felt love’s soft knock coming from my bedroom from inside the armor of my most hidden dreams. Today seems immense the possibility that captures and swallows solitude that makes darkness burn into the light. Today I…