A Poem To The Past

In the dream I was being attacked. He kept lunging forward. Lashing out. Pounding. Pounding. I was armed with a hockey stick, my fists, my voice, but it was failing. His voice though. Not his face, that was some random face from the street or from a movie background. The voice was his. The voice that…

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5 Days To 30

                      In the far reaches of my closet, lives an orange suitcase. It’s a thrift store find from the 70’s. I don’t remember when I got it. I was young. I’ve used it to store my keepsakes and secrets. The trinkets that children and adolescence…

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20 Days to 30

You always think that you will have more time. Why is that? I am not an open person. Many parts of my life have been difficult, and I was raised to keep it to myself. “Our business is nobody else’s”. Except sometimes it is. Sometimes there are people who can and will help you, but…

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Soul Searching

Spirit: noun The non-physical part of a person which is the seat of emotions and character; the soul.* Spiritual: adjective Relating to or affecting the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things.* This morning I flipped through e-mails on my phone while baking Banana Peanut Butter Bars. The kids were working…

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