mimicked in salt

my body feels so heavy my arms, limbs, eyelids my mouth turned down at the corners my heart in my stomach and my head clouded so thick. i imagined the door closing, light disappearing. blackness. and that wall being rebuilt, brick by brick – yet the chasm was wider, deeper and darker. the cries of…

Summer storms

My dad once told me, about 20 years ago, that the weather comes in cycles, every 10 years or so. Okay, so climate change has kind of made that regularity change somewhat, or so I would have thought! However, I got a notification this morning about a memory I had on Facebook 9 years ago…

Quote: Rumi

Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absentminded. Someone sober will worry about things going badly. Let the lover be. – From Essential Rumi

Quote: Maya Angelou

  “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou        

Invictus, by William Ernest Henley

Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and…

LOVE – you painful, gorgeous emotion…

When you’ve been in pain, you unknowingly forced your heart to close, steel bars sprang up – I wonder when this heart will be free again. The irony, that you’re so free with your love, that you love and adore all, or at least try to, yet you don’t allow yourself to be loved in…

only one arc

That one thunderbolt last night shook the entire building, and from my dream I jumped – believing a bomb had gone off – the alarms outside ringing through the night streets. The air was so still, yet so electric, the negative ions making the air dense and heavy, and at the same time, static, looking…