I wish I knew
exactly what to do.
To make my future
life and dreams come true.
Who to friend
and who to defend.
But life isn't like that.
It's not so compact.
If someone was to ask me
If I believed in destiny
I'd most likely say,
come back in a day.
Because it remains to me unclear,
whether or not to fear
my life prewritten.
I miss you,
talking about video games and war novels, Read more »
She slops orange-brown clay from palm to palm. Read more »
Jam and Greek Yogurt
You always told me to laugh Read more »
Imagination Playground Read more »
Upstairs in my grandfather’s house
I pull open wooden drawers Read more »
Bronzed and wrinkled by years of relentless sun,
she savors her final moments of peace.
Our rounded faces anxiously await
to feel her kind, aged heart beat with laughter.
We line up single file to have our breath
drawn away by her suffocating embrace. Read more »
Too Classy for Bingo
In shadowy late afternoon four kids danced Read more »
Facing the Sky
I hear that deep, extravagant rumble.
The rhythm of those dark, billowing clouds,
Proudly booming their way across the land. Read more »
Summertime Traffic Jam
Cars creep over steaming pavement,
rubber tires hissing and spitting fire. The sun
glints of burning metal, flashes of light assaulting Read more »
We were scared but couldn’t say so
of what was walking through the door,
unsure of how we should react
to what was coming to the party.
The door inhaled, opening slowly,
and I held in my shallow breath- Read more »
Not to be Regifted
Look at this, I made for you Read more »
The smell of boxes gratefully skips past
my nose, eager to escape the confined space.
As light streams through the door to fill the dark,
I meet glares from the many bottles and cans inside.
I shiver and unconsciously quicken my pace. Under
the baleful stares of so many, it’s clear I’m unwelcome. Read more »
Boots dangle off the back porch railing
the sun half up and half down
the warm air no longer wisps at my ears. Read more »
Ankle High Personality
Heart to Heart
‘Faggot’ is a derogatory word for homosexual
One should not say it if you wish to be polite and politically correct Read more »
The house suddenly shrinks.
We constantly bump,
we awkwardly pass, Read more »
Shards of glass littered the dewy, black asphalt
like flickering stars tossed across a twilight sky. Read more »