Tag: Poetry

Love and Longing

Love and Longing

“He said the constellations can fit inside my brown eyes but the slender half moon in my back was the end of it all. He said my beauty was intangible but somehow my small eager hands can manage to grasp the greatness of this world. […]

Love and Longing

Love and Longing

“Moonchild, what embers glow underneath your skin tonight? In your defiant stillness, for who will you release those tight lips? The ocean waves worship you, but what do you care when the sun is always chasing your light instead? You seek solace in your lovers […]

After Life

After Life

We met in the middle somewhere between your youthful heart and my old soul, and we counted kisses not our passing days. I imagined our love was like a river crossing over each other, back and forth, running in parallel… and then consuming each other. […]

Two of my favorite Bukowski poems

Two of my favorite Bukowski poems

If you have never read Charles Bukowski now is the time to start. He is one of my favorite poets that has inspired me over the years. I continue to discover new poems of his but these two will always hold a special place in […]

Love and Longing

Love and Longing

A poem from my ebook, Love and Longing:   “There was a softness I discovered within myself when I was learning how to love again. Sometimes there are ways of saying words, and then there are ways of just your smile that deemed words insignificant. […]

Love and Longing

Love and Longing

“Trace, trace, trace down my spine the world with your fingertips. You laugh, How far do you want to go? All the way to Thailand… You graze the back of my leg, now where? Press your palms in to the small of my back, crescent […]

Mad Girl’s Love Song

Mad Girl’s Love Song

“I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my lids and all is born again. (I think I made you up inside my head.) The stars go waltzing out in blue and red, And arbitrary blackness gallops in: I shut my […]

Love and Longing

Love and Longing

“You’re in search of your lighthouse wandering coast to coast. Cliffside to cliffside and fighting against the rippling winds. You don’t know what you love more, the mountains or the sea? Both have left you waiting and wanting for something more. The wild and lonely spirit […]

Love and Longing

Love and Longing

“Somewhere among all this forgetting and longing we’ve become lovers from a distance, undressing one another with just our eyes. So much of our time has passed without the other that I convince myself moving on, is my own right. And yet, my heartstrings repair […]

Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda

“Take it all back. Life is boring, except for flowers, sunshine, your perfect legs. A glass of cold water when you are really thirsty. The way bodies fit together. Fresh and young and sweet. Coffee in the morning. These are just moments. I struggle with […]

Measuring Loneliness cont.

Measuring Loneliness cont.

“To have the opportunity to stand tall overlooking the precipice of life, you suddenly forget the aches in your bones and the stopping and starting of your heart. You become a part of the mountain range and the only damn thing you can hear is […]