The Untold Story

  Dream states Secret realms The seeker's search "Find yourself" Lost in a line - blurred Real and imagined Conjure reality Through means of attraction   Beneath heart beats - the feel of senses Howls - the wails of wants Under false pretenses Dull in comparison Drenched in distraction Chasing butterflies Yet, caught in chain [...]

Phoning It In

More often than not People don’t make sense to me Their wayward words And layered vulnerabilities Hidden behind domineering stature   The fickle stranger The prodding verse But never too close To being fully immersed Unbroken barriers Faking ties "How are you?" When they simply mean, “hello and goodbye”   Only respond with sweet little [...]

The Inner Critic’s Lesson

Dear inner critic Why so dismissive? Of creative expression Laying awake at night - restless In a state of deception Convincing yourself you’re never good enough Desperate for affirmation Confusing it with love Tell me “why bother?” When failure hovers Well- what if I were to tell you Failure is fiction? What would you think [...]

Sad Poems

Today I realized why I write poems When I’m sad, mad - just feeling all around bad... Because something happens in this state When I create... It becomes the vehicle to a place Of love And it may differentiate From person to person But carries the essence of a flying dove   Yes, I mold [...]

Beautiful Mysteries

There’s beauty in her mystery Magic in her wonder A storm in her breath Her voice - the likes of thunder And I am but the witness To her magnificence - In awe Through weathered storms We wander Seeking shelter In the raw What I thought I’d seen I - in fact Never saw Visions [...]