Notes to Self in this Collective Dream.

Make no bones about it, there is something big in the works and if you don’t know that by now, it is now only you adding onto your loss. The season isn’t over, it only just began. The grief in your smile, the tears in your laughter, the way your work about you in a…

Honey.

I couldn’t comprehend how Spring would bring new life when my heart was still buried in last September, decaying under the memories of you. But, Spring has come and gone and Autumn reigns again, bursting forth colorful displays that remind us all that there is beauty in the breakdown and life in letting go. Like…

privilege – The Bigger Picture.

Tangent Alert | Not Poetry | 2021 “You’re so “privileged” to grow up in a family where your father, who grew up with little and literally walked 10 miles uphill in the snow to school every single day, worked his ass off with $50 in his pocket on a train to the Northern Alaskan Wilderness,…

Wake.

The future stage was set with the resonance of her wake. Yet there was no ceasing to exist, Only tongues to temper and sooth, And beseeching to persist. …Secrets not withheld from them in the eyes of truth. All laid bare for the soul to see, Waking in wonderland, inquiring within, flourishes about, Gears turning,…

Pur-pose.

Am I going off the deep-end again, or does even the word, “Purpose” have its own dark side? To relay the train of thought here would require 4 more cups of coffee, tylenol and perhaps a revolver, but it is kind of interesting if I am even taking this apart correctly … … #1. Started…

Cadence | Chapter 1.

The phone rang and crackled, sure to be bugged as I picked up the line. “There isn’t much time. The marriage already happened so it doesn’t even matter,” he confessed. Panic set in as I spread my hands wide open on the desk’s surface so I could hold myself steady. “No it didn’t! What are…

Trick of the Mind | Chapter ? (ish) …

“I know you’re aching, but there’s greatness brewing inside of your suffering, ya know,” she said with a flick of her cigarette as they rounded the bend in the road toward their first stop. “How’s that?” “Only the great have the courage to reach the depths of hell,” she replied, darting her eyes at his…

Reality.

Some of the best examples are simple. In college, some 20 years ago, it was our job to think outside of the box. I was an art and psych major, fully open to soak in everything that lit my soul on fire. I set out to dig deep and have not stopped. My goal was…

Sourceful.

Where are the mountains? You are them and they are you. Where is the sea? One day, you’ll also be. Where are the flames that kissed the leaves? In the ashes of our remains. Where has the wind gone and the cool crisp air? Out of your breath, way up there. Who scattered the stars…