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It’s A Match (Dot-Com)

❤ Match She was a woman, seeking a man This woman’s name: Kristina Anne Though pretty and sweet One thing interfered She lived in Portland Where they “keep it weird” In love with her cats & living at home Close with her family & far from alone You’d think she’d be snatched Twenty-eight year old… Read more »

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For Heli

There is something wrong Heli Can’t figure it out Too many tears fall But what’s it about   All seems to be well No reason to cry So what do I fear While not knowing why   Time’s before I’d thought Sad of the back-end That I would not write For my closest friend  … Read more »

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“Canada”

I wanted to tell you Victoria, Canada Or tell myself And so I thought I’d write it   A poem I’m writing I’d say to you And so I thought I’d do it   I felt it so strongly More, every day And I knew you felt it, too   A random encounter A sweet… Read more »

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In Madness

Have I gone mad Mary Just like someone in disguise Have I mistakenly maintained something that’s unreal   Have I gone mad Mary Just like the friend we lost Have I mistakenly forgotten that I am loved   Have I gone mad Mary Just like that homeless guy Have I mistakenly mourned a home that… Read more »

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Took a Trip

I tripped and fell into a hole A holy never-ending ditch And gravity, it took control From high to low, I made the switch And, it’s been hard, to face the climb I’ve tried to start, yet slip once more Frozen like ice, you’re stuck in time A constant fight, your self’s at war At… Read more »

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FAL(L)

What is it you fear, in something so real, for true happiness, I dare you to Feel. What’s with the blindfold, like a latch and hook, for the best of views, I dare you to Look. Why is it you pause while taking a gulp, for needs from the heart, I dare you, Emote. Why… Read more »

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First Kiss

We parked, and I had not a clue That you’d kiss me and I’d kiss you No signs, no clues, we hid it well And, soon I’d know and live to tell But why’d we hide, we couldn’t see Until that kiss you’d ask from me The deal was sealed, or so it seems Our… Read more »

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Light in the Dark

A light in the darkThat’s the whole of a heartTo remain what is trueYou strive to renewYou glow, and you shimmerIn hope they’ll remember For The one in the darkForming holes in a heartTo live and surviveMust strive to reviveBy the glitter in lightFor hope of insight For It is dark without lightNever day, only… Read more »

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Inside

Window to window Peering through from a place that’s peered into I travel to some far-off space A feeling I’ve found, like a circle It’s whole, and it sinks Heavy & slow Through my heart In my stomach Turns into a sparkler Fourth of July My cheeks lose control My heart laced in a glow… Read more »

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Shot

Out on a limb, like the limb of a tree You open the door, for you have the key A risky play, but you feel it’s your part Wise men say ‘no,’ but you follow your heart So naked -exposed, living in truth You go back in time, return to your youth Somewhat unsafe, but… Read more »

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In Every Mile

After two long nights, it was you from the start In twenty-eight days, we were few feet apart Add on seven more -we were feeling the same And in the next day, we gave it a name Nine nights and eight days, we were closer than close It’s always today, when I miss you the… Read more »

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Little Puffs

If all was written up above, the clouds must carry lots of love. You’ve got to sing a certain tune to be placed by the magic moon. Like little puffs, they float about, directed towards a certain route. They float together, split apart, at times look like a work of art. The warmest days, they… Read more »

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Blind

He sent a text: How’s home? blind It all felt like the gloam blind She said: It’s going good. blind A girl, misunderstood blind No matter where you roam blind The heart contains the home blind Her home was not a place blind The heart’s a sacred space blind   He could not seem to… Read more »

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Spring

It’s been pretty cold -dreary and grey Blinded by fog -far less than ‘ok’ Dreams for the light -a sun that will shine Investing faith -believing in time In a world that spins -good with the bad To feeling happy -once knowing sad Strong transitions -at times, feeling weak Chasing the sun -the colors to… Read more »

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The Spot

Have you given a listen -to the spot The Spot The spot you soon fought -made sure you forgot The Spot A space within grace -compelled, you would chase The Spot Yet in fear, so dear, you fell into fear The Spot Since then, you hide, taking care of your pride The Spot But you… Read more »

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A Heart That Ticks

A cloud of smoke, you cannot see A fearful hope, what’s meant to be A longing heart, a risky play A game of love, needless to say A hidden void, filled with a kiss A fear in you, to feel true bliss A time, your life, don’t pass it by A shot to feel the… Read more »

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Hands

It’s in the hands: your hands, my hands. You’re left, I’m right, the light is white. I know you know, it’s how we flow. It’s in the hands: the hands of time. That clock … tick tock, my key, your lock. Your eyes, my eyes, sweetest surprise. It’s in the hands: in the firsthand. You… Read more »

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Twin Soul

From Noah to Allie When Harry Met Sally Serendipity struck Only to run amok Blind faith in George Bailey He’d pass Mary, daily Daily time surely stings When we’re earning our wings There’s Kassie & Wally And his hidden folly Loving her all along Feeling guilty & wrong The cross of a section Shaped from… Read more »

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My Heart’s Desire

My heart’s desire, the wish to inspire For you to live, as you are alive All love within life, all life within love Existing each day, by way of the window Giving peace to your soul, hole made to whole Graced within light, unimaginable sight Aglow in the know, undeniably so Indescribable essence, no less… Read more »

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What Matters Most

As you grow older You may feel much colder For the world is sad If you’re not afraid to listen   As you grow older You may feel much bolder For you’ll live through the pain If you’re not afraid to love   As you grow older Your sadness may smolder For you’ll cease to… Read more »