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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I can't tell you Why things happen The way they do. I can't tell you Why the world Is caving in. I can't tell you Why For some inexplicable reason I feel like Atlas With the world at my shoulders So much weight So much expectation That when the world gets too much I wil...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    A faded mirror Hangs tilted to one side Of my bedroom wall. At nights, I stare into it And my face stares back Until my eyes close And my mind drifts into slumber. Sometimes, when I stare, It is a woman's face Old and gray Like a wadded ball of dust Left in the corner Of an...
  • Poetry > Haiku
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    It is difficult Fitting words into a piece With seventeen sounds.   Still, I dare pursue to create a work of art With fives and seven.   Here I give to you Of all my work, the greatest The few soft phonics:   A grand dragonfly, In the midst of raging storms, Holds st...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Eight Poems “The Singing Wind” Have you ever heard Of the Singing Wind? She dances in the mornings, And she sways on moonlit nights. She visits all of us On occasions When we turn to listen. Tell me – Is the Singing Wind Flying with the hued leaves? “Dripping Droplets” Dro...
  • Opinion > Spirituality / Religion
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    I have a dragon. Let me be clear – don’t ignore this statement just because it sounds ridiculous – I have a dragon that lives in my pocket. And before you search my pockets, it’s a dragon that only I can sense in any way. You wouldn’t find it even if you looke...
  • Opinion > Points of View
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    Several thousand years ago, people were what we considered primitive beings. Without high levels of technology and knowledge of the world around them, what else could they be? Yet, even in today’s terms, we are still primitive beings. Allow me to digress. Many of our systems of communication a...
  • Poetry > All Poetry
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    I stand up, ready for the new day to arrive and embrace me with its warm fingertips. My face is cool, and the wind is whipping through my hair. I run, though I don’t know why or where. All I know is the present. No past, no future. I am nothingness. Like a shadow that vaporizes in the light. I kn...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I am enclosed in Darkness. I am isolated. Entrapped. A key dangles By a single thread Above me. I can not reach it. "Forgiveness" is its name. Why must this key Be the only savior For their mistakes? I reach for the key. But it fades in my hands. For I am too late. I wail As...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I am falling. Falling into light. Brightness surrounds me. I am cold. I see whiteness, Like sheep's wool. I softly land upon the light. My head is cold. The brightness mixes with The blue sky. Rose petals blanket me. The petals mix with the purity. I am warm. And, for a moment -- ...

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