Make It Real

Speak your dream aloud Shout it to the stars Or whisper it to moon Let it echo off the walls And vibrate through your soul Breath life into it Make it real

Gentle to Self

Be gentle with yourself You are and will never be perfect And that is okay   Everyone will not like you Everything cannot be done There will always be trials Doubt and fear… Continue reading

Hope Despite All

My eyes have been cloudy for so long Failing to see the blessings  But they are there  In the smile of a stranger  A friend’s hug Work’s busyness  In the pain of disappointment … Continue reading

Empty Heart

“I have outlasted all desire, My dreams and I have grown apart; My grief alone is left entire, The gleamings of an empty heart. The storms of ruthless dispensation Have struck my flowery… Continue reading

I Am A Bundle Of Budding Dreams

Here I am, a bundle of past recollections and future dreams, knotted up in a reasonably attractive bundle of flesh. I remember what this flesh has gone through; I dream of what it… Continue reading

Love on Martin Luther King Day

“Without love, there is no reason to know anyone, for love will in the end connect us to our neighbors, our children and our hearts.” – Dr Martin Luther King Jr.

Exhaling

Slowly we exhale embracing what is and honoring the past. The stillness is calming, the water soothing. All things are possible. Soon we will have to leave, holding tight to the gained peace.… Continue reading

Taste As Much As You Can

“Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It… Continue reading

Conflicted

“I hate this feeling. Like I’m here, but I’m not. Like someone cares. But they don’t. Like I belong somewhere else, anywhere but here, and escape lies just past that snowy window, cool… Continue reading

I Know My Soul

  “I plucked my soul out of its secret place,  And held it to the mirror of my eye,  To see it like a star against the sky,  A twitching body quivering in… Continue reading