Join us for Colleen’s weekly poetry challenge! This week, Light and Dark.   ARCHES Touching the stone arch, Fingertips tracing eons; Shadows and sun play. The presence of ancient magic is palpable here; Nature’s slow painting of a myriad sand colors, leading back to a time unremembered by any but the fossilized souls of animals; […]

  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.