Life Comes Knocking — Crashing in When you don’t answer. Some people just can’t take a hint. *This form of poetry is called a Fib, based on the Fibonacci sequence, and is usually 1-1-2-3-5-8. This piece was first published on Medium, by Poetry-in-Form. If you’d like to read more of my other poetry and prose, feel […]
Life blossoms in those moments when sun burns and your sweat drips and your muscles scream. It exists in that hollow ache between each breath as you gasp for survival.
Back home, where we were told we could be whoever — so we chose to run. Run away with me? This piece was originally published on Medium, by Poetry-in-Form, and is part of a project called Chained: A collaborative Cinquain chain. Click on the link to check out the full project, with all the other stanzas. If […]
the poetry in motion that sliced your breathing in half and told you life was yours for the taking, but fear arrested you and you fell dripping with sweat that never left but left you cold with a sheen that you couldn’t shake. the heat that coursed through your 18 year old vessels, with his […]
You didn’t believe them when they said Someday, your views would change. You thought they were old and couldn’t understand. You were wrong. You couldn’t comprehend the knowledge they were pressing wrought from experiences that you couldn’t be saved from Sometimes, harm, is the best thing that can come from living. It hurt. God, did […]
You are 24 and have learned that Time passes and keeps on passing you. You are 24, with thoughts that count as vaguely-new but are nothing new. Your soul is weary but your muscles are still capable of keeping up, You push and push and hustle because you are only 24. You are 24 and your friends are married, […]
You are not a fighter, but you became a warrior. You wear mismatched socks and genuinely have zero fucks to give to those who haven’t earned the right to judge. You cut off long tresses and long relationships that were leading nowhere because a short bob is easy to manage and requires no maintenance. Life […]