Poetry

Quiet Battle

Bitterness, anger. Two people, once friends. Resentment, fury. Unseen sparks fly, without words. Eyes meet and narrow. Fists clench, a challenge. The silence is deafening. One turns away, And it’s over before it began.

Write Me Into the Sky

Write me into the sky, she said, Bury me in the clouds. Keep my soul safe from the Earth, And its monsters who bring me down. Sing me into the stars, she said, Please don’t let me fade, Paint me onto the canvas of the moon, And I’ll never die away.

Living in the Moment Now

Music is playing in my head, like a theme song. I know I’m awake but not alive. Listening but not hearing. Memories flow like a stream of water down my face, Like laughter. Like tears. People talk to me; do I hear them? Do I even know I’m alive? I remember the swing when I … Continue reading Living in the Moment Now

No Right Answer

Hold my hand, I said, And the world in all its greatness, Mistook my plea For an open invitation. Help me up, I said, And my path was suddenly there, Laid out at my humble feet. Every stone in place, The finish line was specific And daunting. There were no cracks nor curves, But in … Continue reading No Right Answer

Sweet Again

I used to laugh and play and love, So young and free and wild. I used to live my life without caring,  About the world’s mysteries, I used to know almost nothing, About its bloody history. Well, that little girl is grown up, And now she understands, That this is a big, big, world, Too … Continue reading Sweet Again

The Meaning

What is love – how could I know the meaning? He is my someone, gone from a stranger to my favorite soul. I believed it was a set of chemicals, mixed in the brain and the heart, Easily controlled and manipulated, causing crazy reactions and reckless decisions. Perhaps that’s still true, but then I met … Continue reading The Meaning

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