Some nights I just want to keep driving I can see the lights out there I want to know if they are stars, or cities I want to know how many I can reach Before I run out of gas, or hope I want to know there is more to come home to Than the […]

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Love letters

I found all the old letters I wrote for you and never sent There was, and remains, So much to say And I know that there are still lines that haven’t left my heart Not for paper, or ear; for fear of rejection Has kept them sequestered These old letters, that I never delivered, Remain […]

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I jumped the nest today. On the way down, I found all that previously held me, tightly and safely, surrounding my fall. I saw the branches of trees wrapped in bark; the way they used to wrap around me… I reminisced in the blurry greenery, breathed in the pine balm and swiftly fell I jumped […]

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Matted with blood, and knotted in spells I don’t know the words to breaking, I keep a secret tied to my heart with what is left of the shirt I wore on the day I met you. I wonder – will I ever have enough courage to thrust the scissors into my chest and cut […]

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Written in Blood

I have a hard time sticking with it when I write I start poems and never come back, abandoning more words than I work into full pieces I have felt bad about this my whole life It’s a part of my ancestry to move on and never look back I can barely trace a few […]

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