If I Could Reach It

There is a pain in youso exquisitely piercing, in depths that cannotbe reached;if I could diveinto the abyss of you,I wouldn't hesitateto retrieve it. But even then,it could too easilywell up again,so instead,I would trace the source,swim upstreamthrough your tearsand pluckfrom the ductthe thorn. But I cannot.The furthest I can reachis your heartand transfuse the … Continue reading If I Could Reach It

In Darkness and Doubt

This one’s for a friend. For my son. For my student. For you. For me. We all stumble. Sometimes merely a trip, sometimes down a seemingly endless, dark abyss. We all get lost. Sometimes we find our way, sometimes indefinitely in the same spot, we remain. We all face obstacles. Sometimes they lift, sometimes they … Continue reading In Darkness and Doubt

This Is

Sunrise kisses brushed upon eyelids, Quenching drops nourishing, renewing, the spirit, Velvet petals caressing the flesh, erasing false perfections, inner seeds in ecstasy sacrificially spilling, Breezes always joyfully willing to carefully carry the heart's deepest wishes, Lonely floating feathered silhouettes receiving comforting sunset ripples, Faithful mutually blooming companion, a bud always returning, Upon a pure … Continue reading This Is