RAZOR BLADE TONGUES

This is not my situation but it is the situation for many.  Help stop abuse by listening with not only your ears but your eyes and your heart.  If you only listen with your ears you are missing more than half of the story. You etch your love into me With a million tongues Made…

YOU’RE A FLAME

Like a flame dancing I am mesmerized By your force Eyes flickering With secrets I’m obsessed To uncover Seeking the orange fire For narratives That spark my imagination Searching the amber glow Attracted to tales That call out all my fears Your heat igniting Feelings of calm The comfort of home A burning desire I…

THROUGH THE EYES OF A BULIMIC

One of my favorite people just graduated from Naval Boot Camp and is now part of the United States Navy.  I am so very proud that he decided to take this brave step in his life and I hope it propels him to great heights. While he was in Boot Camp I reached out to…

WILL MY EYES POP OUT?

 DO I HAVE ALZHEIMER’S? “I am worried I am getting Alzheimer’s” my daughter said as she wrinkled her forehead at me. “First, what makes you think you are getting Alzheimer’s and second, how do you even know what that is?” I asked her calmly. “Because I forgot what the word for losing your memory was…

VODKA BAPTISM

Written by Primal Night’s and HastyWords She presses her breath gently from her lips Unaware that she had been holding it in The quiet breaks slowly; a sad sort of beauty   Numbness threatens every bony limb And chills the length of her spine As he fills her tub with liquored sin   She stills…