Category: Talking Poems

What's In a Name – A Poem

When I left home at sixteen, I needed another name. The name I had then didn’t fit properly. It fit too tightly around me, and was far too harsh. After a while, I realized that it was not the name that didn’t fit but…

Remember When – A Poem

When I close my eyes, I am pulled back to another time. I stand there, looking at myself as I was, as I had been. He lay in bed, his eyes half closed, sleep long gone   but also not far behind. He heard…

Together As One – A Poem

When we met, pieces of the chalice that was within my skin would fall away. I could hear them clink as they hit the ground. Despite my best efforts, I would fall apart when the wind was strong enough to go right through me….

The Fire Within – A Poem

This is my 9th Pay It Forward offering. It’s a poem I wrote for Marg. 🙂 There is steel in your eyes. This is a reflection of your spirit and the drive you hold. As I have grown to know you, I have seen…

Memory Photos – A Poem

* For Patti on your Birthday The wheel of the year has made another complete cycle. You sit, looking at everything you have done, going within to look at memories, flipping through them like photos, snapshots of moments that made up this year. These…

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