Oh hey you, my poem Expectations was recently published in the It’s Not Easy anthology by Poet’s Choice. I have included the poem for your reading pleasure… Expectations You come at me with your expectations Of you who think I should be And what you think I should do But I’m not you. I’m done withContinue reading “Expectations (Published)”
My love can be hard to see, My mind is busy and my heart is tired And I feel crushed under the weight on me, However, will I do what is required To open up my love and set it free? It’s often difficult to feel inspired. Tell me how love is inspired, With theContinue reading “A Weighted Heart (Rhyming Sestina)”
Edit Edit the wordsStrip it backDelete that line, can’t say that. Remove the emotionConceal the real meaningReplace that sentence Cross out what you really want to say. ConformFollow the standards Watch the spellingDon’t break the rules, they’ll call you out. Play by the rulesThe RulesThe RulesThe RulesRuin.
I popped open the jar I cracked open the door I pealed back the seal I ripped off the wrapping And I was delighted, By the possibilities
There is something quite remarkable about being accepted and loved exactly as I am. You empower and release me, encouraging me on in all my pursuits. And I, I will always be your loudest cheerleader, supporting you as you face each new hurdle. For that is what love does.
It’s OK, you don’t have to pretend to have it all together for me. If you fall, I won’t abandon you. Your pain doesn’t scare me as easily as you think. I have my own pain too. And in that moment, when you are deciding if you should tell me everything, just remember that yourContinue reading “Fall into me”
Venting to you has helped me to no end. It’s like letting out the steam from a boiling pot of angry water. If I had delayed any longer, the lid would have blown off in a dramatic scorching liquid mess.