‘Place’ I command Her four paws walking onto her bed, laying down This time, 30 seconds In a few days, 1 minute Waiting for the ‘Okay’ to be released She had it simple All she had to do was listen While I continued to wait Listening for that ‘Okay’ command Thinking I’m already in ‘Place’ […]Read More
Because you were so small People don’t treat you the same Just aw’s and I’m sorry’s You float away in conversation But I wear you proudly Around my neck As a reminder You existed For that day I had to let go In my heart you stay Safely tucked away The memories of you Will […]Read More
The crackle of the tv fireplace Stirs my mind As I read others’ words Pausing To breathe back in focus Continuing to add more on the to-do list But it does not include Peace Or A quiet mind No I have to push those down For the magical lights have gone up While the night […]Read More
Too young, I thought Not too big, I thought But there they were Hiding Under my arms On the inside of my legs The front of my breasts Like cracks in the sand from water carving through My skin unwilling to shrink itself back I hate them, I thought Then I started to change Everything […]Read More
The sun sits on top of the street As we walk across the warm asphalt It greets us with its new red-orange skin I can stare at you now The ash and smoke creating sunglasses During the day, the wind carries the ash Over the land Ash laying on parked cars Invading weak lungs While […]Read More
A warning sign that came too late.
The smell of humanity.
Steaming hot water pours over the magical powder mix of beautiful browns. Turning into a powerful liquid that fills a crystal clear glass pot. Its aroma escapes to pull in those who are still asleep. The sleepy follow it back to its home. Pouring the liquid into a smaller white porcelain cup. Friendly steam reaching […]Read More
The sunlight finally disappears As the winter night emerges Cold tries to ruin the fun But those who are brave come prepared It’s time, they say, as they climb into their car Once, every year Only at this time She waited to see the magic That people hang on their houses Hot chocolate still hot […]Read More
(Also Inspired by “Birdsong” By Kina Grannis) Yes It’s cheesy To quote A disney movie But I love them Because they make me feel Alive I think of you Miss you Every Disney movie does this Maybe I hold onto them Because …. Because Your name is Tink And I want to believe in Magic […]Read More
Inspired by “California” By Kina Grannis Sun? Always Rain? Sometimes Snow? Maybe Clouds? Often My roots are your Desert sands Mountain trees Coastal waters You’re filled with Adventure Mystery Choas Because you gave memories of Laughter Sorrow Love Your Sunsets… Your Stars… My creativity is made with every Santa Ana wind 110 Degree Summer Snow-less […]Read More