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The Light and the Drum – A Poem

This year has left me changed. I feel like I’ve lost my way and I’m no longer sure of my direction. The shadows have tried to claim me, yet I have found moments that shine despite the dark or even because of it. The… Continue Reading “The Light and the Drum – A Poem”

Times Mirror – A Poem

I have had a hard time loving myself. The mirror only shows me what I don’t want to look at but I’ve realized over time that I’m hearing the thoughts of other people. A previous boyfriend: “You’d be more attractive if you lost twenty… Continue Reading “Times Mirror – A Poem”

The Lady Made of Light – A Poem

*For Rachael, with thanks for the joy you bring and the lessons you taught me. Happy Birthday! I’m wandering through the forest. I can hear the whisper of the trees and the moon is shining down upon me. Following it, I find myself at… Continue Reading “The Lady Made of Light – 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”

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