Skinsuit Season

I awake exhausted From a languid night And the long day that threatens Eyes too blurry from the past To focus on today Absentmindedly, I lotion Skin that stretches to accommodate My sins My moods My memories The heat is unbearable But I wear this blanket of shame to keep me in To keep you … Continue reading Skinsuit Season

Always Hope

So much has happened recently, in my small part of the world and in the greater world we all share. Regardless of which corner of the world you inhabit, or what political views you may hold, there is one thing all human beings cling to - hope. There is always hope, even when we can't … Continue reading Always Hope

Shut the Refrigerator Door

I think there are times when we all feel like this. Like we're empty. Burned out from the demands of others. I've felt like this at various times in my life. Right now, I feel like I'm empty, but it's probably due to not doing anything to take care of myself. I haven't filled my … Continue reading Shut the Refrigerator Door

Magic Haiku Challenge

This week's prompt words in the Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge are MAGIC and MAN. I'm more than a little rusty when it comes to writing poetry, or writing anything, really. Still, I made an attempt using one of the prompt words, so that's something, I suppose. We all have magic Hidden deep waiting for a … Continue reading Magic Haiku Challenge

Poetry Challenge: Steam & Cover

It's been a little while, but I thought it would be fun to participate in #RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge! The prompt words this week are Steam & Cover. The poem I came up with is definitely NOT inspired by today's weather. It's a cool, rainy day here in New Hampshire, and the rain is creating … Continue reading Poetry Challenge: Steam & Cover