Category Archives: Poems

For the love of a good dog

I’m still not sure what I did to deserve your undying affection for you love me without shame and do not chastise me for coming home late after work and a few beers, but rather you lay sleeping peacefully until … Continue reading

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Alive

Breathe deep Cry out Turn inward Tread softly Love freely Run hard Kiss sweetly Dance wild Touch gently Feel fully Laugh loudly Cry honestly Smile willingly Rest often Travel onward   -Alive      

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I could fall in love with you

If you want me to, I could get lost in the landscape of your eyes, and the way your hands feel on my arm could invite goosebumps to skin’s surface in a physical affirmation of the words that would get caught in the back … Continue reading

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Desire

The beauty of the sensual Resides among the trees Who so gracefully offer themselves To the space around them Curve of branch Sigh of leaves Moan of cracking branches among The rushing wind Yes Trees know a thing or two … Continue reading

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Surrender

Sometimes the sun rises in my heart and I can do nothing in response but bloom where I am   Sometimes I find you sleeping and I must breathe in the peace you exhale   Sometimes I catch the eye of … Continue reading

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Tapestry

Once, you inspired a fire in my heartspace, one that smelled of cedar trees and sandalwood and felt like a thunderstorm. This fire is not for you, not anymore. I can no longer bear the weight of your memory and … Continue reading

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To be held

You’re not alone darling. Do you feel alone?   Why?   That slight coolness you feel Is only my cupped hand Laid along your cheek.   Feel my breath near your temple As I kiss you with all the tenderness … Continue reading

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