Our Victorian- folk, whimsical and worn Surrounding garden plants dance in the wind, Cry in the rain and burn in the heat Once quaint gardens I forgot to trim back. The hydrangea tree, now natural and unfettered Crowds our entrance way, overspreads its boundary Her viperous roots pushing against the foundation Breathtaking. Our Victorian- vintage,... Continue Reading →


I understand now How silence is deafening. At least when we were screaming We still cared. -LGF

Spider Web

The connection between us is a line of spider silk semi-transparent, bending, yet substantial. You yank on our dragline my spinnerets quicken and a mess of thread spills out. -LGF

Alliteration of P

Poseidon, you power of the sea We can can close our lips Prevent the air’s escape, aspirate when it’s released That push of air emancipating the sound Carefully placed could provide a satisfying peak I’ll let you possess my palace, and we’ll Pretend I’ll be your perpetual goddess Poseidon, quick to temper, push your will... Continue Reading →

Those Women

They are the Audi to my Toyota The waterfront to my water view They don’t have to work but I do They are the Nordstrom to my Rack The Disney trips to my hikes They have the picture perfect life and the likes They are the Whole Foods to my take out The organized to... Continue Reading →

Wine Tasting

Look. Smell. Taste. Think. Glancing through the cool translucent yellow Blurring what lies beyond A ring of light around the edge Long legs run down the side Tantalizing, promising refreshment I long to sip the cool, crisp wine Look. Smell. Taste. Think. I pull it close, timid at first Amateur, I try a sniff and... Continue Reading →

My Painting

Photo by Ekrulila on photos on our phones don’t fade but baby my painting is growing dimmer take the small paint brush out of your mouth dip it in my paint touch up our painting soft strokes around my edges i am starving and you are feeding me broth tie me down brush me... Continue Reading →

Mind dam

Photo by Pixabay on Nestled between mountains What looks like a calm lake Water glistens in the sunlight Each water particle indistinguishable From the other Thoughts strung together A dam wall below, cracking Over the years of holding in What was once a mighty river I took a sledgehammer to that bland grey wall... Continue Reading →

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