Category: Poems

I am at Sea – A Poem

I am adrift on the water and I try to find me inside my body, but I’m no longer certain that the barriers it held have stayed in place. My mind is at sea in the landscape of myself and I don’t know how… Continue Reading “I am at Sea – A Poem”

The Joy in the Darkness – A Poem

I could hear her before she became visible. The song she was singing stretched her voice out before her so that it was the first thing about her that I became aware of. Notes of song rang out into the cool air and, from… Continue Reading “The Joy in the Darkness – A Poem”

A Gorgeous Balance – A Poem

The forest has changed over time. It’s been years since I have been so deep into the trees and though the leaves still whisper in the same way that they always did. They are not tar black like they were before, but dark green.… Continue Reading “A Gorgeous Balance – A Poem”

I Let You Go – A Poem

I met him in the dark. He still looked the same, caught in time, forever thirty-five years old. He looked up at me, a half smile on his face. “You came,” he said. “You remembered me. You didn’t forget.” I looked down at him.… Continue Reading “I Let You Go – A Poem”

a voice of my own – a poem

for ten years, i’ve held onto the emotions that you fed me throughout our time together. you filled me with so much hate for myself that repulsion and disgust became constant bedfellows. i let go of that today, before the new year begins. i… Continue Reading “a voice of my own – a poem”

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