Tag: words

Stream of Consciousness – A Poem

There is a trickle of water where there was once a stream. I let the water run over my fingers and it is warm to the touch. I know that it comes from a place of light, where seeds have bloomed into flowers, ideas… Continue Reading “Stream of Consciousness – A Poem”

Words of My Own – A Poem

I’m looking at the water within me. It is a storm that wants to overtake me, pummel away at the foundations that I have built, the balance, the stability. I have a fleeting moment where I want to give in, let the water overtake… Continue Reading “Words of My Own – A Poem”

The Sound of Water

This was my submission to the CBC Non-Fiction Prize this year. I didn’t make it to the longlist, but that’s okay. That means that I get to share it with all of you. I chose to write about my brother this year, a topic… Continue Reading “The Sound of Water”

The Power of Words – A Poem

I was once called broken. I pictured my skin full of cracks, parts of me falling out of my body. I felt like I had been ripped apart until I realized that broken was a word that belonged to the person who spoke it.… Continue Reading “The Power of Words – A Poem”

The Tattooed Man – A Poem

My words have been stifled. Inside me, I watch as they ride along on a current of water that has no beginning and no end. They are waiting for me to pick them up again and cradle them like children before I send them… Continue Reading “The Tattooed Man – A Poem”

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