DAY 6: HANDS – IN THE PALM

The world is speeding A blurry comet streaking A surface full of ghosts Wondering dazed in a fog Give me this day our… What are the words? The prayer we used to say When all went wrong? He’s got the whole world In the palm of his hand And he’s bouncing it Banking it off…

DAY 3: SONG – LOVELY DAY

Today doesn’t feel like a lovely day but there are people who put lovely things into the world. Bill Withers passed away. He wrote so many beautiful and inspiring songs. Instead of writing my own words I’ll borrow a song from him today. When I wake up in the morning, loveAnd the sunlight hurts my…

BECOMING

I can feel yesterday finally dying Withering itself away inside of me The notions I had, I no longer have The feelings that tormented me They are close to barely breathing The people that fueled the insanity They are very much alive, but dead Dead to the person I am becoming Finally, just stories already…

EMOTIONAL BONDAGE

He captured me and held me before I even knew to struggle.  He held me enslaved inside words that tied me up and restricted my senses.  I was bound happily feeling the comfort of my captivity.  As long as I was imprisoned with him… my master, I was safe; I was content.  He had a…

I LOVE YOU…YOU SUCK

Everything Changes Walking down the street, you encounter a folded piece of paper on the sidewalk. You pick it up and read it and immediately, your life has changed. Describe this experience. The sky was a piercing sword grey and threatened to burst into tears at any moment.  The weather likes to mimic me and…

SYMPHONY

I am excited about my new duet partner.  Sometimes people come into your life and you think, “there is a reason for this”.  I had this thought as we wrote the duet below.  I think we are going to have some fun writing together.  I also found out she has published a few books I…

LIFE CHANGING GIFTS

Daily Prompt: By the Skin of Your Teeth “There are seconds, they come only five or six at a time, and you suddenly feel the presence of eternal harmony, fully achieved. It is nothing earthly; not that it’s heavenly, but man cannot endure it in his earthly state. One must change physically or die. The…