Breathe

Another poem written in my teens, about 15 or 16 years ago. **************************************************************************** Inhale . . . Breathe in the colour and the beauty and the scent of you. Breathe in your smile and the light in your eyes, and the way you play with your hair. Breathe in your laugh, your tears, your grace, … More Breathe

Once Upon a Time

This is a poem that I believe I wrote when I was in high school.  So that would have been about 15 or 16 years ago. ************************************************************************ Once upon a time, I danced happily along a wide road in the bright morning sunlight.  And the birds sang and flitted above me in the sky with … More Once Upon a Time

And suddenly I was at peace. I was swaying to the beat of a song in my head, listening to the patter of the rain all around me, feeling the drops on my face, and I was okay.

Winter Blues

Lately I’ve been stuck in a rut.  The days blend into one another and they feel like they’re gone before they’ve even begun.  I have no desire to do anything besides lay in my bed, where it’s safe and warm, where nothing can touch me.  My whole body hurts every morning.  The dishes and laundry … More Winter Blues

Early Morning Love

In the early morning light, my eyes flutter open and I rub the sleep from them, silently wishing as I always do that I could have just one more hour of rest.  He lies next to me, one hand on my hip, his face nestled against my pillow, the warmth emanating from his body such … More Early Morning Love

The Proposal

The coolest thing happened to me last July.  I met the love of my life.  It still sounds strange to say it, especially because I’d been so lost and jaded and angry and anti-marriage until that point.  I even came to a place where I wondered if I would ever meet someone who would love me … More The Proposal