Category Archives: Poetry

Sundays in Winter

Every sunday in winterhe would wakeand put on his Carharttto go shovel the drivewayafter 10 hour daysspent through the weekclearing the roadsNobody thanked him. He’d come in from the coldthrow coal in the furnacemake sure his family was warmHe’d start … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Waterfall

Once, on a hike through a forest on a back road in the Appalachian mountains I came across a hidden gem of the most important element- water, cascading a small, sunken emerald green pool of reflecting light caught the falling … Continue reading

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Beauty and Love

I’m not sureif I believe in god—but there is somethingaboutwarm summer nightsand9:00 pm sunsetsthat make me believein Beauty I’m not sureif I believe in god—but there is somethingaboutthis mansitting next to mewho woulddieto save my woesthat makes me believein Love … Continue reading

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You and I

We must stop the haunting ways we think and dust the cobwebs of doubt away. We must fight the demons that whisper we are not good enough for each other, my love. I cannot speak for you, but, you spend … Continue reading

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Nothing Gold Ever Stays

I am taken with my skin when concealed by the thinnest cloth and bathed in sunlight when I stand still long enough to watch the light make love to the dark I feel the most understood – for that juxtaposition … Continue reading

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Spring is Coming

these dark and dustycutthroat morningsare fadingas the sunlight filtersthrough the blindskissing my claviclei lower my blanketsreveling in the warmthof nature’s furnaceupon my breastsi smile a genuine smilethe songbirds singgood morningand i hum them a tunecan you feel it?Spring is coming

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Wrapped Up in You

sometimes i sit at this window and stare at this tree and think of the life it might have known – the nurturing of a man’s hands who planted its seed and cared for it. its roots growing and wrapping … Continue reading

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An Ode To The Greats

take my handand fly away with meto faraway lands where water flowsof peace and ecstasy where we are free to be ourselvesjust simply you and mewe can climb the highest mountainsand swim the vastest sea let’s go camping in Frost’s … Continue reading

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Soon, it will be Warm Enough to Open Windows

bless the men with wounds so deep they bleed from the spears in their sides, driven in their ribs by their own hands, carved from the voices, the ghosts, the darkness. bless the women just the same. bless mother nature … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

it is nothing short of a dreamto sit by my christmas treecup of coffee in handstaring out the windowfascinated by the blanketing silenceas mother nature shakes her snow globeand its ability to slow timemy mind wandersto the mean old man … Continue reading

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