strong and alone

alone in a field if it was so lovely would be just fine   but its the alone in the experience of life that makes it unkind   no hand holding, my dear you're on your own a one woman army one might say if that is okay...

Fist full of thorns

tightly wrapped feeling every nerve, fiber close in on me feeling e v e r y t h i n g every pang prick pierce slice cut scissor pinch without b l e e d i n g noticeably   © 2011 dftc

Hands full of thorns

so now what do i do you're stuck  in my every move and thought although i try not   fully open is when you found me dressed for depressed underneath, where no one could see dressed for success  overtop, for...

Huge Tim Burton Fans

My girls and I went to see Edward Scissorhands the other night in a old theatre. Its our once a week thing now they are older and need me less. The cool thing about this theatre and its showing of older films, is the intro/host/moderator before the...

Handful of thorns

  like cactus to thorn   you're tough to be around   the attraction is a molting feather   somewhere near your every thought, movement   velcro to lint inside the dryer   no room to move, escape   luring in all...

upon the healing tree [1]

  a death of my own   accord     does the one who broke my heart    owe me an eventual bandaid     while he makes his point   time after time     perhaps without...

LIKE A CAT, written by my youngest

    LIKE A CAT WHEN IT FIRST STEPS ONTO YOUR LAP AND YOU FEEL ITS WARMTH,                                 When I first met you and looked into your soul And felt the warmth of your heart flow into my body. LIKE A CAT WHEN YOU STROAK...

its friday_i'm in love {15}

  the way your lips meet mine she said   is how she settles into you   the way your heart races with mine he never said   is the excitement  they [quietly] share    a n t i c i p a t e   i DESIRE and feel...

Weak Knees and Achilles' Heels

you— my love are, just that   no matter how i love you you could bring me to pain   you bring me to desire you more therefore you are also my weakness   you are my weak knees and make my  knees weak   ...

doubting discovery [1]

  he seemed to have loved me   he did      that  one  day   he was there right where love was   i know   i felt it   i remember, now     why won't he show me again   © 2011 DFTC

my way about you

  you are insatiably tough to be around   a catus feeling his own thorns   i try to brush by leaving quickly   you snag me  everytime   caught up in harsh irreverent points you make sometimes   ...

its friday_i'm in love {14}

you are smooth, boy you really are shy calm confident hmmmmmmmmm turning away, right at the right moment as i feel you looking ... my way smooth— indeed how lovely silky smooth is...

to hear and feel is to see

you don't get me its tiring to feel to feel the ignorance its baffling to hear when i plug in my ears the preference of the top forty score its tiring to be unique its tiring to never...

when the number nine cloud arrives

humbly awaiting ever so patiently for the arrival in which she  has taken an active pursuance   she is lovely while she awaits energetically    waiting with patience and askance walking by with his very own ...

love a lil bit

yearning to love a little bit more with a little less fear   trepidation on hand for my renewal or the mere reminders   when will it be that i can walk away so implicitly   once again   once ...

Dark quiet star_at the Bar

  You are indelibly cute and newly beautiful—but truthfully, as a woman, I am incredibly senses-full and it hurts when you bite, when you do, as you indelibly do. I'm learning a little bit to feel a little bit more of it, less.   ...

it might be_alright

  it might just be okay   to say hello in a vulnerable  way   it just— might be ok   right  n o w   to let this go and m a y b e    feel . .  .   it just might be alright to let this go this night...