Those Things

  Poetry is written to express Those Things You know, the ones that live just below your skin The kind that bring tears to your eyes Or your heart to a flutter Poetry is written to express: Love and fear and sorrow and gratitude This poem, was written to express Those Things Because gratitude makes …

Halloween

(Prepared to be scared! Excuse the super creepy poem, I’m mostly posting it for my husband. This is his “favorite” poem by me. Not sure if I should be offended or scared!)   Bloody kisses in the dark Silken smooth is the sticky mark Something about trickling blood Reminds me of our love   Bloody …

Closest Friends

You are my cause A reform A revolution A moment in time When I raise my fist High in the air And shout for justice I believe in you Like I believe in God My chest burns the same When I think of you As when I am on my knees In prayer You are …

Pioneer Square

Ian Sane via Compfight The sun skips through the branches Like a child on the short road home The breeze brushes against my cheek As I sit on the park bench all alone Beneath my feet bricks argue And compete for their place They flatter me with patterns As they take up their space The …

Lake Union

Through the window I see a reflection A lake, a city, a being A mirrored collection Of life in concrete Breath through movement A chain of actions A bundle of sentiments You say to me, I say to you Stand tall, my solid twins Withstand the fire of the sun Withstand the anger of the …

Breakfast With God

I walked into the sunrise for breakfast today Guided by arrows made of silver dew Spring colors swirled lovingly in my periphery The skyline aflame with dancing life   A morning cradled by brick buildings of death and progress My feet slapping the beaten concrete of T-Town Every direction beautiful and full and right   …