Exchanging Hearts

If I offered, I did so willingly Beating insanely, this heart left my chest Growing, wrapping around you Gripping, an emotional stress test — Love is the sweetest spring aroma Exploding like wildflowers along a country road Sweetness overpowers my senses Writing its own emotional source code — Beauty fills my watering eyes Will you … More Exchanging Hearts

Blog #1350

Seven years later. Periodically, I poke my head out of the ground and look around. Followers come and go with the shifting winds of interest. Thanks to longtime readers, welcome to new kids on the blog. I have a difficult time believing that I’ve posted so many blog entries. This has been my salvation through … More Blog #1350

Humble

Penetrating winds engulf the soul Stripped bare to my essence No hiding, completely visible I am humble in your presence — Your eyes ask to lower my mask Trying, I cannot answer your question Words wedged deep, speechless Inside, my heart holds a confession — Seasons segue into memories We become a potent blend Each … More Humble

My Checkered Past

Adrift, waiting to be rescued Tone deaf, new to this game Blessed, with morally flexible Immune, to well-earned shame — Meandering, a slinky snake of character Miles from shore, king of the black sea One, the only critical number The day, begins and ends with me — The devil, lights on my shoulder Debating, which … More My Checkered Past

Homebody

A retreat to recalibrate Getting to know me The stillness is my song Even my shadow is carefree Do not fear aloneness Embrace it openly Reconcile the musty past History is your eternity This respite is a turnabout Along an unwritten journey Breathing in the spectral day Threading together each memory I’ve wandered and lived … More Homebody

Your Moment

Every moment belongs to you To soar or to disappear from view Each grain of sand is your time Every step an opportunity to climb The clock hands travel in a loop Singular, not part of any group Time etches memories on your face No other matter could fill your space The star in your … More Your Moment