It is strange To sit here in a room All alone And, imagine the faces Of strangers and friends All carrying on With the tasks of their day Where in this present hour They are somewhere Be that near or afar Eating, laughing, studying Loving, traveling, working Each individual life The present their own To … More Faces Carry On
I’ve held on so long To the lock Hidden away The key forever lost In denial of the heart’s ways Emotions are Wonderful and weary Exhilarating and exhausting Radical and risky So fragile they are Foreign territory I step in Not knowing when and how The human heart Threads itself into A pool of devotion … More Holding onto your heart
Your palms are sweaty The questions overwhelming It’s not your fault, says the voice in the room Your fists clench the psychologist’s fancy chair I already know that, you want to say But, you don’t So far removed from the stuffy office Your heart wanders To memories of the past year To the questions they … More Dear Teenage Me,
Like a scattered puzzle Pieces of my heart Are spread across The vast spaces Of time and innocence From which I do not know Which piece to pick up first Do I begin with the middle Or the edges? Like a church mosaic Pieces of my mind Are lost across The vast uknown Of generations … More Pieces.
Standing unsteady Where the remnants of a storm Tries to carry me back to the past My breath collapses To what is known Hold on, my voice whispers Finding my heart Not in the voices of others Or, in the wavering Of my emotions Not in the clamor Of the day Or, in the silence … More Finding my heart
Happiness bursts through my veins With a vivacity That almost terrifies me For life itself In all of it’s chaos and mess Is a treasure Among the rest Memories created With a freedom That makes my heart soar Where time itself In all of life’s to do lists Reminds me To rest Words are so … More Happiness: Here and Now