Tag Archives: Hope

Flowers Open Up

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What Will You Create?

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Somewhere We Can Feel Safe

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Sorrow and Grace

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BEST TEEN POET WINNER

CORONACATION Usually I pick at my nails until raw skin is revealed;But, I painted them blue this week.Last week they were purple,And the week before, yellow.The couch has a permanent dip in the middleFrom where I’ve glued myself all day—For … Continue reading

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Where is the future?

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No Argument

NO ARGUMENT First the facts Then the truth The facts speak For themselves The truth sits Silent In your throat Sensations Floating Unmoored An abandoned boat Washing to shore After a storm The facts warn The truth Already knows The … Continue reading

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Appetance

APPETENCE We wait in line For the deceased To come to church To be laid to rest by the priest To become part of the body of Christ At the Feast of Saints As the woman behind us rises And … Continue reading

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Medusa

MEDUSA Do you knowHowA life shakesItself freeAnd falls apartTime takes timeAway You cannotLook at me And if you didYou wouldBreakMy heartBeating wildIn the forest DreamsOf a childI standHereWith a headFullOf snakes LonelyAnd aloneThe worldAchesWith desireFor everythingI seeIs a fire EverythingThat … Continue reading

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Garden Gate Keeper

GARDEN GATE KEEPER From the burnt grassHe staresAt the lush flowersIn her garden You see his faceHardenLike the wallThat stands between themAs if god had never seen themTogether The smoke of bad weatherPlumes and curls on the mountainWhere flags unfurled … Continue reading

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