My Virginia Beach: A Bike Ride (Poem)

This is my response to the shooting that happened last week in my hometown of Virginia Beach last week. You can listen to my read of it here on SoundCloud or through the link below.  My Virginia Beach: A Bike Ride (Poem) The soothing summer sound of cicadas Blends in a sweet symphony with the croaksContinue reading “My Virginia Beach: A Bike Ride (Poem)”

Sacred Union

A love so fierce it melts down barriers before resistance is born Passion so great those near and far can it palpate With laser focus, it cuts to the quick revealing truths within Dross is evaporated again and again Within this embrace, helpless in all transformations Transmutations Experiencing again Heaven on Earth Knowing again one’sContinue reading “Sacred Union”

Sowing Love (a poem)

Flickering light in golden hues Casts shadows over me, Over you. Threading the needle, Sometimes in this darkness Feels impossible. Slows breath, Furrows brow, Eye squints, Focus on passing through. Pulling together fabric With golden threads What once was separate Returns to one. A finger prick Fabric from white to red A broken heart AContinue reading “Sowing Love (a poem)”

Navigating The Spaces Between (NatPoWriMo)

How confusing it can be When nothing is as it seems Traveling along seams Between what was, what could be, & what is yet to be… Navigating the spaces between. ~~ Betwixt One may feel tricked Yet it is here We can choose differently. Seeds in spring sprout Some seedlings become great trees While othersContinue reading “Navigating The Spaces Between (NatPoWriMo)”

Fading into Infinity

Under rocks Hidden well Sheltered from storms Isolated in a shell Finite existence Personal hell. ~~ Budding desires Something new Building fires Clearing out Impaling spires Dying to live. ~~ Breaching boundaries Branching out Building strength Confidence renewed Retreats bidden From which she grew. ~~ Accepting it all; What she had to do Crescendo ofContinue reading “Fading into Infinity”

In the Openness We Create

I have recently been experiencing a writer’s block. In keeping myself filled with “to do” lists and increasing my self-care regimen – mostly filling my time and space with “good things,” I have not felt the same call to write for some time. I really could make excuses all day. There are mornings and nightsContinue reading “In the Openness We Create”

High Ropes & Facing Fears

My heart raced, skipping beats as sweat beads lined my brow. White-knuckled, I grasped the line and kept my balance steady as I looked at the ground 80 feet below me. In the treetops, I was crossing rope bridges, zipping down lines, and mostly facing my fears. All was carefully balanced on the thin wire that I walked with more confidence than I’d ever crossed a solid hardwood floor.

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