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Everyday Poem #22

Yellow finches flit and dance about in blue spruce morning dew impossible to discern the space in which sunlight ends and wings begin

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Everyday Poem #21

Wishing pain on others for what they say do believe seek only serves to keep you small dark hurt ignorant and mired in the sticky-deep residual memory of what they said did believed sought . Is this where you want to build your future home, in this hot, dry, hard, arid land where an eye […]

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Everyday Poem #20

What is the difference between faith and fate? A vowel or two? An extra letter? Your God or my Goddess? Or is there any difference At all? … Image courtesy 9883074 via Pixabay

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Everyday Poem #19: Wish

What if that one true wish you’ve always held never arrives lost in the cosmos insufficient postage returned to sender no such address because the universe is in the process of packaging something bigger and better for you? Will you miss that delivery because you’re so stuck on what you ordered not being what you […]

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Everyday Poem #18

Is it true? Ask these razor-sharp words your mind shouts at your heart when obstacles block your progress when hurt dulls your happiness when indigo uncertainty spreads inky clouds of fear in your chest Breathe while you wait for that compassion and love you so freely give others to float down into that feather-soft space […]

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Everyday Poem #17

Beneath the broken yolk of sunrise, flowers like gauze– planted by moonbeam shafts streaming once white and singular and watered by the moon dreams of whispers between things never imagined– blossom at my feet ruby emerald sapphire amethyst citrine shimmering with diamond dew. I ache to pluck and gather lovely blooms in my fist For […]

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Everyday Poem #16

What if our only job in this very short lifetime is to wait pause breathe believe love expand be? … Image courtesy of Evgeni Tcherkasski from Pixabay

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Everyday Poem #15a

I woke up at five am only to journal and walk and coffee and journal again (the second time with John Mayer) writing two things: one poem about broken promises that needs a rewrite for a happier ending (my heart and my readers agree) one ridiculously rough pre-first draft of a humorous epistolic-essay-love letter (it […]

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Everyday Poem #15

Yesterday left like a promise but what is a promise, exactly? The momentary words of one against a present yet unavailable The conditional happiness of another delicate, nebulous, dreamy, elusive A dangerous place for both a future space in which nothing is required to break two hearts with no effort at all … Image courtesy […]

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Everyday Poem #14

Today I just want to be left alone in the rare chilly ache of a lemon August sunrise carefree in my cozy sweater and crazy unkempt sloppy slept-in ponytail cradling my coffee as closely as the soft morning dreams beginning to unfold their delicate petals in the heart spaced breaths between now and when we […]

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