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February 2017

Enter, Enter Through the Gate

Enter, Enter Through the Gate

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Through the Gate”: Enter enter through the gate Come inside Don’t be late Let me play with you Little girl Let me see Inside your world Enter enter Through the gate My door is open I can barely wait Enter please I cannot force It’s your choice Not really, of course Bad man bad man Bad am i Calling little girls To come on by Calling you And calling them…

Walking…Imagine

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Imagination I take Xanax because I imagine the worst. I ruminate. I turn things over and over and over in my head. I beat a dead horse. I worry incessantly. I imagine terrible scenarios. When my children were young and I would kiss them goodbye as they went off to school, I would wonder if that was the last time I would see them, and so I would say goodbye,…

Tossed

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I am a small boat in an ocean of life The water is calm till a storm kicks up From corners unknown And I’m in a boat In my own all alone When the weather is bad Your boat size matters none When you’re alone with you’re problem The venue is numb But it feels like a boat Or a riptide And caught Dragging sand’s bottom I’ve done it before…

Sit at the Fork

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It’s a regular day A regular walk The air is crisp I exhale the cool air As it appears before me There’s a fork in the road To go left To go right I do not want a fork in the road I just want to walk When I’m done I want a spoon A spoon of my couch My home My dog A spoon to cup me and hold…

Limbo

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Limbo Preparing to go separate Preparing to stay together Limbo The elephant is in the room I know it’s volatile I choose my moments carefully …can we talk about the elephant? Sometimes it’s reasonable at first But it goes downhill To I’m sleeping in a different room Blaming Assumptions The elephant sits there Unaddressed Next day Apologies all around Feels better not to fight …I realize a few hours later…