A Face To Some (Published by Spillwords Press)

You’re a face to some A smile, eyes, brows Not intelligent enough. Not quite gifted. Not the right fit at the table But you are soul Creation embodied in a human with thoughts, emotions, purpose They see what they choose Race. Job. Degree. Pedigree.They count accolades like a ticking clock.One. Two. Three. As if time … Read more

A Love Letter

I think it’s beautiful how you give so much even though you do not always get that much in return. We love because we are made from love, and so seeing you pour ‘you’ into everything around you is the purest thing about you. Whether your relationships, your home, nature and animals, your career or … Read more

Created To Create

Prisons of emotion, we are Or, rather, fleshy vessels of sorrows and joys  Confined to specks in a universeBut what we carry transcends far beyond the starsShooting from our hearts and out our minds Through the roofs of earthly homes And into heavenly roomsKnocking on the Creator’s doorOur imaginations cannot be contained,but simply harvested.

Bedtime Stories

The iron posts carried pains nobody in his home would ever know about. It guarded him through the endless nights; its arms and legs, tall and unmoving. The others had always told him that he needed to behave like a ‘man.’ So, Alex grew out his beard, buffed up his chest, and laughed at the gory … Read more

Waiting For The Next

From the mansion’s rooftop, the men’s hard hats and glistening bodies cast inky giants on the earth below.The debris dropped like bombs around them.Splat!Concrete blobs on the palace ground. “What should we celebrate tonight?” The one asked, the wrinkles around his eyes dancing like flames in the heat. “My wife is pregnant… and I’ve saved … Read more