Miracle Grow

No one knows below the shell We don't live there Instead confusing our senses For what is the real real. The green and wind And perfumed forests Hamlets and white fences And pretty things and money Stickers and beer Billboards and bikinis And hospitals and tire swings They are all, only the beginning Or maybe … Continue reading Miracle Grow

Love Behold

There’s no clamouring in my head, I want to hike and tend the garden and exhausted, settling in my bed breathe a breath of peace and freedom.   In a world where neighbours care enough not to interfere when your family is protected but not by those who’s tool is fear.   In a child’s … Continue reading Love Behold

The Subtle Silk Of Life

It's a particularly sensitive morning I, personally, am wavering Between obsessive, habitual guilt And parental concern for my punishing ways. Between answers and questions Questioning the rightness of my life I believe in questions, More than answers And so, this goes with the territory. And because there's no question between life and death (as we … Continue reading The Subtle Silk Of Life

The Power Of Humans

Two people loved each other It was clear and true between them They did not understand what hurt meant They did not know it was possible They lived, in love. There was a person who was afraid Why? We do not know And, for now, it doesn’t matter This person knows hurt is possible They … Continue reading The Power Of Humans