Where We Call Home

I carry you in my smileThough seas sometimes separate us, and often our sunsets differI carry you in the way I loveThough FaceTime temporarily mends the missing And phone calls attempt to fill the distance I carry you in my everyday happenings In the way I love animals, the ocean, and gazing at the stars … Read more

Everything’s The Same, You’re Not

You’ll never be the same again. Sometimes Life hands you events that obliterate everything you’ve known Annihilates every dream, ideology, value You will need to rebuild – that’s without question Determine if your city’s infrastructure will stand another quake Was it always this weak? What gets rebuilt is the test You will question your city’s … Read more

A Letter: To The Tender

I see you Dragged through Life’s streets by your hair  Shown things many others are saved from Felt things that broke you in pieces you may not recover from I’ve watched the world eat you up and spit you out And you lay there  Heaving from the pain Pain that cannot be seen or touched, … Read more

Cosmos And Fate

She is a seamless painting of our love Knitted together: half me, half himA canvas of fated tiesIn all the years ahead, I surely will not have my soul intact again Not since her arrival has rendered me a martyr for love like I’ve never knownFor through her being I found the most-prized section of … Read more

The Other Side

There she isDancing in the ivory cloudsRosy-cheeked and butterfly-wingedHer laugh floats to me like bubbles across the skyShe bounces, flashing a pearly toothHer plump thighs curling in and kicking outFingers plucking at the candy flossShe twirls and falls back onto the misty trampolineShe is free.And for a second, she catches me looking at herAnd it’s … Read more