Christ’s Wildflower

Have you ever seen a sunflower in the middle of a highway?Its yellow face, stark against the grey citySmiling towards the lightIt is dressed in green and bathed in rain Its petals a crown on its head The sunflower sways and twirls at the wake of dayAnd the mellow of nightIt needs not validation nor … Read more

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


We are all sheets with creasesfolded intricatelya line for each year, each pain, and each loss.Every laugh, every gain, and every loveare contours on our skin.How many scars have been knitted behind our smiles?How many stories are stitched between the grooves of our hands?We were not sewn to be ironed out.We are here to be … Read more

The Night Is A Muse

The night gives herself to me like the ocean does the moon.My pen gravitates towards the indigo lights strung together around her neck like sapphires…What would you like to see this time? She asks. And each time, my answer is the same. The other side, I reply.Knowing full well the price of dreams, and the … Read more

Giant Minds, Soft Hearts

There is a world that does exist  Where the cobblestones whisper abandoned poems And the rivers run with dreams Where beauty lies in things unseen and love flows in unknown tongues There is a world that does exist For the brave to hold the pen and feelThe others call it talesAnd, perhaps, tales they are … Read more