Absence of Belief

How to separate truth from fiction? There is only one way. First, you must become completely pure into yourself. How, you ask?

Holding Wishes

What is it like To be granted a wish When your first kiss Was laced with bitterness, Taken from a tender lamb, A brutal sheering; As if wool doesn't scratch And skin doesn't bleed? What is it like To live a lie, A life robotic, stoic, Steps broken, Words unspoken, Fake smiles to the others … Continue reading Holding Wishes

The Mermaid

The Mermaid They said they Found her drowned Below the galley She had Tried to Scratch her way Back to sea And when they say "Drowning" They mean "Breathing" They say she Was homesick For the quiet The way the water Moved things slow The way the starfish Danced in the jellyfish glow She couldn't … Continue reading The Mermaid

The Masks We Wear

Are we not beautiful? Even beneath our masks, Gifting our hearts and hiding the fear? Are we not vulnerable and capable?  Do you see they bring smiles to hide the pain? and yet we cry like rivers swirling us to the deep blue sea as we weep weep weep "Never cry more tears than you could … Continue reading The Masks We Wear

Rapt

and that was the day she stopped speaking abruptly out of the blue without warning and the silence hit the rooms like tunnels occasional echoes of laughter held only in memories no songs nothing just silence just a long, accepting breath that understood how very few were really listening not with ears but with heart … Continue reading Rapt