Numb Would Be Welcomed

The wind took an abrasive stance. She fought it flesh and bone, face and hair amidst a stolen quick second glance. Glacé.    I have favorite places and favored situations.    Stumbling around as of late to find those. Those that...

Resisting Arrest

  Calmly or otherwise Was her Vebena  An internal chant That kept her alive inside    "Don't Take Me Alive" Lyrics from a song  So well known It came to her right side brain In a "New York a Minute"   Toggling her...

Cumulative Damages

  My heart is full of lead weight.  She drove all around the city looking for new friendships because so many of the old ones are broken. The ones she prepared and maintained loyally so one when the day came her daughters would leave for...

It's Just Easier

It's just easier to do without—than to do within.  What does that mean, even.  Well, it means, living without—without love. On purpose.  Highly sensitive people are passionate people. They are lovely and beautiful and worthy of love and...

A Dangerous Space

I'm sorry, she said.  My life is a complex mess. A variable mess of messes. And I haven't had a travesty in more than 14 years, or a tragedy in more than 20. That's the crazy thing.    So what the hell's wrong with me.    Don't...

Closed in from closed minds

She finally wrote   Not un-tired But too tired not— To be spoke   So she wrote And she wrote Yet she never wrote back   Having your heart  on your sleeve Is nearly diseased   F*ck you all She wanted to say...

Squeezed and Whittled

There's a method to the madness— An extraordinary situation Upon trepidation Meditative aggravation Superseded   By and in Hearts segregation    Non stop Pulitzer Prize Forwarded thinking mediation   Yet ...