She would have married her rapist at fourteen Had it been pushed. No guy wants to date a girl That has been raped. Damage goods- that’s what they called them. Within our own communities- often- they got sent To monasteries out in Siberia. To silence them. Seeking forgiveness and give them healing and peace WhichContinue reading “Damaged Goods”
It was like we were polar opposites But so much alike in a chase for adrenaline. I didn’t even have to look at him To know he was looking at me. I wondered if he thought of me the same way- How I thought I him. Alone in his thoughts When the crowded rooms feltContinue reading “Polar Opposites”
Just a stranger But his voice Replays on repeat I hum along Knowing every word Every lyrical line The pictured transparencies Dancing to painted Soulful melodies- images Bring back lullabies That inspired visions Blink-182- Adam’s Song They always stay Close the words That revealed love
Like the answer lay hidden In the footsteps of an old dance Once following the rhythm to Beethoven’s Moonlight- Sharp seas roaring in the distance Off minor cliffs where the waves Bring remnants of the wreckage.
Heading towards willow creek- Its like there was an angel on my right side And a saint helping translate the meaning of forever and love and art. Yet isn’t that what happens When we are never satisfied- The fantasy of something better. Like he ends up in your dreams- In everyday routines in reflections andContinue reading “Undefined”