Monthly Archives: June 2015

I Dreamed of Love Last Night

Last night I dreamed of Love, of him touching me, how he touched the sides of my face as if though touching me were all he ever dreamed of. I dreamed of Love’s kisses, his lips on mine, as if … Continue reading

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Never Stop Searching

And this is the way to always move forward. Never stop searching. Last night after my son’s debut recital for several of his original compositions, he asked me, “Shouldn’t I be happier?” To which I replied, “Not necessarily because tonight … Continue reading

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Reclamation

After I went to the museum this week during my externship in Chattanooga, I felt extremely inspired to write. I woke up that night several times to write down lines or images or just to scribble out a thought that … Continue reading

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You Should’ve Come With a Warning Label

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them.” – Maya Angelou I don’t know how to not love you. It seems my soul always has been drawn to you. I loved you the day I met you. Instantly. Inevitably, … Continue reading

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Pop Art P****

Her eyes were gouged out & placed on the bedside table. Then she felt herself being shoved back forcefully, pushed into the pages of society’s imagination. It was no impossibility then that she got lost within the folds of herself, … Continue reading

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Around the Clock With Red

In this world love has no colour yet how deeply my body is stained by yours. — Izumi Shikibu I stood before a canvas yesterday stained with the blood of love. Blood red splotches of paint washed across the canvas … Continue reading

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Music

No one ever gave her music before. The song he gave her made her remember that nothing good remains for long. So maybe it would have been better if he hadn’t given her a song at all.

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My Visit to Merryhaven

“If you think the universe doesn’t speak to you, it’s probably because you haven’t been listening.” –Me I visited Merryhaven today. For those of you who’ve been following me for some time or those who have read the book, you … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day. Period.

There are some today who will take to social media to try and control or passively attack those single mothers who have, for some reason, decided to adopt Father’s Day as a sort of secondary acknowledgement of all the hard … Continue reading

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Long Distance Lovers

The sun and the moon are distant cousins or perhaps they’re long distance lovers. At night when the moon arrives, the sun smiles coyly cause she’s so enamored of the moon. But she knows he’ll be leaving soon. In the … Continue reading

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