Several years ago, my good friend Bruce told me that I was finally going to get to meet her mother. She was dropping by to pick up some crystals Bruce had bought for her. In case you’re wondering, I did ask Bruce if, by any chance, she had been named after a family member […]

This was published once before, but circumstances in my life at the moment – in this Mercury Retrograde and Age of Aquarius moment – urged me to share this one again. It might sound crazy, but I think this is one of the most important poems I’ve ever written. BURIED, DEEP. Note: OK, so having […]

  BEAUTY   When I see beauty, Just the sight Makes my stomach ache Like a twisting knife. Tears spring to my eyes And my heart races, Trying to save the vision For sadder days.   If I love you, You are pure beauty to me I feel this way when I see your face.

I’m not dead yet… Part One. Hello to all my great followers, and my apologies for my long absence. So… off I went to have a fabulous time camping by myself in Colorado Springs from August 3rd through 8th, surrounded by hundreds of previously unmet, kindred spirits at the second annual Tiny House Jamboree, where […]

GOODNIGHT, LEXI-BEAR   And so, the day comes, when yet another friend goes home. When all sins are forgiven When they glow like a saint with a wonky halo.   When we choose to forget the multitudinous mornings That we picked up trash and uttered curses Stepping on coffee grounds and squishy somethings After another […]

Join us for Writer’s Quote Wednesday. This week’s challenge word is ‘REBIRTH.’ Yesterday, I saw a video posted on Youtube of J.K. Rowling, talking about failure, It is one of the most heart wrenching and inspiring things I’ve ever seen and so jammed packed with fabulous quotes that I could NOT pick just one and […]