Category Archives: love

Jesus and Hallmark

When I was partnered, we called Valentine’s Day, “VD”. So, I never have been a fan of Hallmark holidays and the pressure it puts on lovers.   Nonetheless, I was a victim of the desire for something surprising and sweet. … Continue reading

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Uncaged

Will you come with me into the evergreens? We will tiptoe like birds, just a crackle through the bushes, which have died with such radiance, now dried and partial bodies folded, some still hanging by a tiny forest thread With … Continue reading

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You deserve

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let’s quit pretending

let’s quit pretending that  the broken dishes are piecing themselves together  into an unusual mosaic platter the neighbors can  oogle    let’s quit pretending   that the dust  on the sill has only been accumulating for a week and that it … Continue reading

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One Thousand kisses

  quit talking dear lover dear companion dear friend there’s wine on the table and bread in the pantry and my heart is far beyond rumbling please don’t go turning wine into water or loaves into slices or love into … Continue reading

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“Let go, you tell me”

“Let go,” you told me as I buttered my toast and swallowed down bitter black coffee “it’s early and I haven’t awakened quite yet or checked my facebook messages”   “Let go,”  you told me “I will, I said, but give … Continue reading

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The Boat

You say “love, love, love  is something chosen” I say “love, love, love is all I know” You say, “Tomorrow we’ll grow mangos and swim in the sea” I say “Today I’m a dancer, a poet, a prayer.  … it’s the … Continue reading

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