Human Experience

Every smile that twinkles in the brilliance of day. Eyes with sparkling wonder speak to a happiness that we dare not define. Lost in awesome conversation and a beautiful mind. We are thankful for each other. We value every minute of missed time. Days go on as if they were miles when we hang out. … Continue reading Human Experience

Unpopular Reality

Give me the truth  One thing I learned about lying  Is the upkeep cost is too high  Because you have to lie again to maintain a lie  So tell me the truth  Even if it curls your upper lip  And brings salty disappointment to trusting eyes  I can't live in the dark  Unaware of the … Continue reading Unpopular Reality

Questions: Sausages & Vaccines

Photo by Mateusz Dach on Pexels.com Sausages & Vaccines Only a few daring souls want to know how the sausage gets made...We feel comfortable with ignorance. It cost something to be brave. To live a life with knowledge of the process. To feel the gravity of what it means to look for answers unafraid. Even … Continue reading Questions: Sausages & Vaccines

Togetherness

This poem is featured in my new book Bright Side of the Pale Moon which is now available on Amazon. Togetherness We are made for each other Like peanut butter and jelly on buttered toast Wind blowing through the sails of a wooden boat A nonprofit with a mission predicated on hope Two star crossed … Continue reading Togetherness

A Time For Butterflies

  Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com   A Time For Butterflies You stand before a full audience In limbo They want to clap But need a reason for applause   You grin nervously As monarchs flutter around In your stomach seeking acceptance They pulsate when you grin   When you're nervous they spin And … Continue reading A Time For Butterflies