Photo Album

Going through these photos They go pretty far back Somehow in my moves from coast to coast I’ve retained my photos I’ve left behind clothes And furniture And rugs And pets And people More than once As they can attest And here I am again Deciding what to keep Only what I need Only what

The Contract is Complete

So many people are pissed at me I’ve cleared out so much energy But still I’m wondering why Is it because God hates a divorce (And their support of that belief keeps them in an unhappy marriage, too? The belief that they’re stuck?) Or because he is such a nice guy and he’s suffering so

Your Excuses Are Your Reality

If you’re tolerating In a relationship Any relationship You may love the person But tolerable Isn’t love able Love isn’t able to thrive In Dry, neglected and deserted Conditions Tolerating one another Will eventually become intolerable Unless it is nurtured and cared for It just won’t You either do it or you don’t You don’t

Won By a Whisper

Speaking louder than any screamScreaming from the rooftopsScreaming in the woodsDoesn't seem to resonateLikeScreaming behind the wheelDon't scream at your familyDon't scream at yourselfJust tell the truthAndOwn your heartUse words to speakYour mindEveryone will not agreeThat's OKThat's their rightBut so do youHave those rights tooSo use themIf you mightEncounter thoseWho force upon YouSomething feeling sort

Children Are a Mirror of Their World

Girls who spend the night Know what isn't And what isWhen I hugged the kidsEspecially the boysI felt the loveThey said it's not the sameThe squad The love is in the heartsOf the childrenWho are seeking to find their wayYoung adultsSeeking a true perspective What can we show them? Are we leading the way fearlesslyInto