Barricades and Gates

Don't count the daysyou've been apartor all the fissuresthat keep formingin your heart.Don't count at allexcept to count on the reunion.Sometimes it's necessaryto future-focus in those moments. Close your eyesand let that vision in;the light of faithmakes the best stitches. Stop red-exing. Green circleall the days left in this life.Keep hope open andinto each moment invited. Don't count … Continue reading Barricades and Gates

Twirling Petals

Between my fingers, I slowly twirlthe way I've done before,white petals like the pinwheelthat may in turn propel my heartand set in motion in the universethe dreams I've protectively harbored, but now I realize, those dreams have beenall granted by the stars,so the only thing that fadesin the mist of heaven's cloudsis my grip on hopefor … Continue reading Twirling Petals

Humble and Free

Innately humble,previously crumbled,leveled beneath the rubbleof decades of reinforcedword-misuse,untruths, I now know,this self-love journeycontinues to unfurlquite like the protective petals finally believing the whispers of the goldenmorning light. I have done morethan bloom:I have begun the rise. Saltwater rightfully weatherstears petrified.Scars from my pastcannot be erased,but the open wounds have sealedand the sting of the wavesI no longer … Continue reading Humble and Free

Resilient Hearts

I am NOT a gardener.Though a gardener I've never tried to be...Every natural wonder I've ever encounteredhas been there before me, remnants from previous tenants' tastesand sculptures wild and freelovingly planted in my pathby the Creator Almightyand meant at the time of discoveryto be the personal messages needed.  And so it is with my hibiscus pinks, cut … Continue reading Resilient Hearts

Gravitational Falls

We all fall. Sometimes.It's inevitable. Natural.Stumbles and knockoutsalong the way.Bumps and potholes,from obstacles and pitfalls, All paved roads, manmade.  No wonder we get lost. We make through-streetswhen we are meant to meanderon foot, following brooksand the day-star beaconthrough the trees.  I believe it lightsa different directionfor each.  Newton's laws are reallya Universe thing, term ego-coined by humanity,but even … Continue reading Gravitational Falls

Carry Me Awhile

Daydreams of our realitieshoney-coat my soulin ever-flowing, slow-motion dosescountering the draining quotidian as I give and give myself.  Your touch, your love,your whisper, your smilelive within me, alwayscarry me that last mile, strength liftedinto the arms of strength;faith amalgamatedwith faith,against the sunset,our silhouettesrefuse to fade, pure love's light,two hearts of white.Carry me home, love.I wish to … Continue reading Carry Me Awhile