Tagged: life

finding yourself poems 0

Becoming

Poem   I could never explain the process it took for me to access the real me. There are few who might understand the intricacies and difficulties it took to appease, please, and peel...

poetry online 0

Carnival

Poetry   This is the game writing down lists of barely graspable desires. Crossing out one, two, if only I had three I’d be happy, certainly it’s within reach. This person, place, thing, like...

Life Poem 0

Spring Rain

Life Poem   They take you by surprise, the squares, circles, cubes and triangles falling from the sky on your way back from a day in war. They smile at you like little children...

haibun poetry 1

Restless Day After

Haibun Poetry A Nickelodeon version of Cinderella plays in the family room. Bella, our neighbor’s golden retriever, barks at a passing dog and walker. The pine-scented aroma from our freshly mopped tile floor reaches...

short stories 0

Cups with Coriander: Filters

Serial Fiction   I shivered; why is it always overcast and chilly for a burial? The sea of solemn faces at the graveside braced against the cutting wind, and still-closed umbrellas were clutched in...

Poetry About Feelings 0

Feelings

Poem   You cannot know how does a rock feel still echoing in the distance, you cannot know how does the wood feel reduced to ashes, you cannot know how does a dog feel...