Category Archive: Poems

Haiku Film – Save A Life

Don’t shoot when you’re mad. Write feelings down in poems. Save a life – Haiku. I hope you enjoyed my 12 second microfilm! I’m now offering the gun pen with my original handwritten… Continue reading

Caravaggio Dreams

Ah, Caravaggio, you come to me in a dream. We both hold on to the darkness – painting canvases seeped in sanguine. Red is the color of my cheeks as I blush when… Continue reading

Perfect from Afar

The tree looked perfect from afar. As I drew near, I saw quite clear – it was broken. It’s beauty didn’t waver in my eyes. The flaw made it more cogent – for the… Continue reading

Sleeping with Strangers

You snore close to me, yet I don’t even know your name. Forced intimacy with people I will never see again. I’ve been stranded in Atlanta, GA for close to four hours. The… Continue reading

Unraveling

Jeans faded like memories. Blue is the color she wears. Love unravels in her pocket. Torn smiles impossible to repair. The buttons hang by a thread. She won’t think to mend any and… Continue reading

Rico, My Gentle Warrior Rabbit

In your eyes lived gentleness; a quiet power. Many underestimate its strength. Rest in peace, my gentle warrior rabbit, Rico (2008-2017). 💖 Wasn’t he handsome?   Okay, I’m forewarning you that my voice is *really*… Continue reading

I Sky You

  My poem and drawing were inspired by Frida Kahlo’s quote: Can one invent verbs? I want to tell you one: I sky you, so my wings extend so large to love you… Continue reading

Chaos

Chaos thrives on confusion – the virulent tentacles tighten around ones brain; creating tumors of malevolence from which one can’t escape.    

Petula, the Duck

I sit here and puff my cigarette. The rings of smoke rise and encircle Petula, the duck’s neck. Quack, she says; quite upset. Oh it’s you again, I sigh making duck lips. She… Continue reading

Building Walls

Photograph by Nadia Szopinska of freeimages.com The monster builds walls – saying he’ll protect us all. That proves to be false.   What he builds is hate – an all-encompassing gate. Goodwill kept… Continue reading