What do you want from me, I wonder? What pain so sweetly spurts embers from within? How do I give way to such a fire that consumes without scalding? How do I put to words such longing that is consummately engulfed in bleeding passion? I know no art capable of capturing it, no vice capable... Continue Reading →

Stubborn Streaks of Personality

Recently I was speaking to my mother and she pointed out the differences between my brother and I, specifically in regard to our personalities. She said how when we were kids, I was often quite alright with where I was in school/life and the only way she could get me to work harder on anything... Continue Reading →

Love Declared

Why do we marry on stages? Before all of family, community, society and seemingly the world? Why do we marry in churches before the altar, before angels and saints and the great magnitude of the clouds of witnesses? Why do we stand there, between heaven and earth and state, nay declare, our marriage? Why? Because... Continue Reading →

His Alone

I have found myself more inclined to follow his will Than dreams or status quo. For though I may not discerably comprehend at first, In the end, nothing gives me more joy than his delight. I have come to love him, even in his silence. His sweet surrender has strewn my heart asunder In search... Continue Reading →

Loving Beauty Sublime

I have come to love the Arched backs of promises made in earnest love, Whether kept or not. The soft pillows that line the spaces of silence between friends- Resolutely unforceful and inviting. The unforgettable moments so beautiful we forgot To stop for a picture. I have come to love the moments hidden between photographs The... Continue Reading →

Safe (written as a song)

I was just a child, when he whispered in my ear he said hush little girl, don’t you wanna hear What is good and what is bad What is gloom and what is sad, Oh hush little girl don’t you wanna feel… And I told him, told him to stop And I knew in my... Continue Reading →

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