• Co-Dependency/Recovery 

    February 17, 2022

    This poem is a diamante: a seven-line poem that takes the shape of a diamond (see the image below for an accurate visual of this…

    A Lemonade Soaked Hollyhock 

    February 8, 2022

    Hollyhocks formed — pretty little dolls.Lemonade, brimming with sugarSilence stares at you and me.Perplexing connectionof familial ties —reinforced truth:separatenessdefines us. My mother’s parents were strangers…

    As a Mere Object 

    February 6, 2022

    A bridge a brake an alarm a knife, and a salve.  I have been them all - a symbolic life. My function born, connectingstoppingsoundingcutting -  In all - meIn time - allIn me - time  Yes, naturally, I persisted - …

    Life: A Paradoxical Feat 

    February 5, 2022

    Maybe I wasn’t loud enoughabout my desires—or was I too quiet?I never could tell. Life—a tightrope walk of extremes,fleeing to the shadowsafter too many days…

    Reignite Self 

    February 3, 2022

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    There is an effortlessness to who you are that you cannot capture. No hacks or morning routines — no filter or chant will call it…

    A Kimo For My Young Mother 

    February 2, 2022

    This poem is a Kimo — the “haiku of Israel.” Running through the woods–family dog ahead.Laughing, my hand reaches yours.Mother–you are still young. There was…

    A Woman’s Life 

    January 31, 2022

    A woman’s life — consumed with self-hatred,exiled from her creative source —wasted beauty and passion.Soul— lost to guilt and shame.Reclaim your birthright —shine endlessly,banish fear…

    When the Fire Begins to Die 

    January 29, 2022

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    How do you find your way in a lightless room?So dark — shadows fail to materialize. Hands outstretched, you feel your way to the door.…

    Learning: Lost in the Dark  

    January 28, 2022

    I rest my head against the window, peering into the night at the passing Indiana farmland. The soft patter of rain and methodical swish of…

    Creative Affirmation: Today Is

    January 27, 2022

    Today is the day. You’re going to create something brave. Can you feel it? Yes, I can too. Today you will banish the fear and…