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 [...]

National Poetry Writing Month, Day #9

Today’s prompt is to write a poem ‘that includes a line that you’re afraid to write…because it expresses something very personal that makes you uncomfortable…’ It’s a little weird to say but I’m afraid to die alone It almost doesn’t matter what’s on the other side Aging is a struggle of its own of deterioration [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #2 (April 2 , 2013)

For day 2, I ignored the writing prompt. Instead, I wrote about the previous night's dreams… I "Like you," she said, "that's a cover for what I'm feeling." She lowered the glass from her mouth, then placed her lips to mine. The kiss was brief, speaking the sadness we found ourselves unable to any other [...]