The endless life (a poem)

Inspired by the movie The Age of Adeline. Another day without change as the world transforms itself around me and disappears, a little bit every day The maintenance of secrets is a full-time job a lifetime occupation So is the letting go Each time I choose to pull away adds another layer, another scar another unfinished [...]

Turning back to the path I thought I was on before life took me somewhere else (A poem)

Writing epistles is harder than I thought it would be. So far, I feel like I’m ending up with a really bad ‘artist’s rendering’… There’s an old photo on your wall of a diner somewhere on the coast No place you’ve ever been— a gas station probably stands there now There’s a picture of you on the [...]

Secrets and unanswered questions (A poem)

A new poem in my February series of epistles. Out of respect for privacy, I am not mentioning the subject of this one. You really are something of a mystery Nobody knows what goes on inside your head So many secrets and unanswered questions and things hiding in the shadows I didn’t ask about the [...]

Something to consider before applying for my poet license (a poem)

I managed to get this one out during the last few hours of a migraine… I wish honesty could flow from my pen as easily as it flows from my thoughts There’s something about confronting myself that sets me on edge Skirting the edges is a full-time job (22 January 2016—posted January 23rd)