Category: poetry

Discouragement

Desiring to walk into the day with cheerful acceptance of all the hard moments, Investing energy and prayers and all the will-power one can muster and Still saying things, doing things that prove how broken the insides are. Crying uncontrollable tears that stream salt… Continue Reading “Discouragement”

Holy Light

In the bottom of a small-town inn, Between the heaving sides of cattle beasts, The stench of moldy straw, wet wool, And pungent waste ladens the muggy air. The babble of babies, The snores of strangers, The hissing argument of friends falling out Cannot… Continue Reading “Holy Light”

Encouraged by Desperation

Almost a month ago, Odds stacked negatively, November night, Torrential rain, He went. Approaching the stop sign, I was the enemy I saw in a flash Of car headlights On white belly And sprawling, airborne legs The desperate flight. I slowed. And stopped, Before… Continue Reading “Encouraged by Desperation”

She Worships

The third part of the “Toronto Trilogy” She Worships …raising her hands above her creamy coffee-toned skin and tight, dark curls. …closing her eyes and singing along with the praise song. …leaning against the sprightly, accountant-type, balding husband of hers. He Worships …joining our… Continue Reading “She Worships”

All You Ever Need to Know

God, I just don’t know How to love that person, I don’t know, If I should wait or move on, I don’t know What deserves my time, I don’t know What to prepare for in the future, I don’t know Where you want me… Continue Reading “All You Ever Need to Know”