Category: Spirit Poems

Vows – A Poem

When I met you, my heart came alive again. My life had been one of uncertainty and shadow and meeting you was like having the lights within me turned on all at once. I saw the world differently through you. Over time, you showed…

The Music of Stars – A Poem

* This is my first Pay It Forward offering of 2019. It is a poem written for Rhonda Prasad.   There is a grace about you. It fills up the room and everyone is bathed in a soft, pulsing glow It’s as if you…

Wolf, Wand, Lion and Sword – A Poem

I carry my talismans on my skin: Wolf, Wand, Lion and Sword. The Wolf is my protector and Patronus, standing between me and whatever means me harm. I like to think that, when I am asleep, it riles against the disease that flows through…

Islands Among the Clouds – A Poem

I am not afraid. That is the first thing I say to myself I have been on an internal journey; I’ve had to scale the flat terrain of my body, every peak and valley and crevice, the rivers of my skin and the gardens…

The Blue Scarf – A Poem

When I was seventeen, she gave me what was to be one of my most cherished gifts. I remember the warm twinkle of Christmas lights, the crinkle of the wrapping paper, how what was hiding within felt soft and malleable. I tore open the…

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