Tag: Love

Another Year of You – A Poem

* For Marg with love For as long as I’ve known you, you have been a symbol of strength for me, being brave enough to carve out a new path for yourself when you didn’t like the one that you found yourself on. You… Continue Reading “Another Year of You – A Poem”

Real Magic in Bloom – A Poem

I believe in magic because of you. In the time that we’ve known each other, you’ve proven to me countless times that magic is a real, tangible thing, something that is alive around me whenever I’m with you. You’ve helped me to realize I… Continue Reading “Real Magic in Bloom – A Poem”

Lessons My Father Taught Me/What I Taught Myself – A Poem

My father taught me to read a person’s body language, so that I could recognize when a punch was coming. I taught myself to read what a person’s body was saying, so that I could offer them comfort even if they didn’t say a… Continue Reading “Lessons My Father Taught Me/What I Taught Myself – 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”

Mercurial Shadows – A Poem

* To my Beautiful Husband. When I think back on nine years of living with the unseen foe that lives within, I find myself going back through the memories that I   have inside of myself. I flick through them as if they are… Continue Reading “Mercurial Shadows – A Poem”

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