Category: Poetry

She’s not me

  Those were big shoes to fill But those can always be padded I carry a lingering laugh A silly nature A curious mind She wanted to be me But she is not me I can handle the fire I can handle the river No deluge put a […]

Of course you are!

Of course you are Upset Frustrated Angry Tired Annoyed Incredulous Frightened Weary Worried Unsure Beaten-down Enraged Aggrieved Disappointed Anxious Conflicted Alarmed Antagonized In need of a real answer Waiting for the other shoe to drop Sickened by it all But what are you going to do about it?

I’m not your porter

Baggage and more Don’t try to lay that on me Don’t saddle me with your heaviness You are carrying rocks in your bag What makes you think I want to carry that on my back? A dozen and one lies in a pocket And a Roman Coliseum Where […]

I’m dripping yellow

Running I’m running so hard for you to find me Running so sad Boxing to climb the world Biting so mad Pounding the pavement Toxically so bad Baiting your senses For you are a cad Answering the clarion call But it’s just a fad Fading outwards and back […]

Freedom to be

Freedom to be Me A butterfly A mother A boxer A dog-lover A candy cane girl A dancer A daughter A thinker A wave rider A scientist An executive An advocate A colorful personality A rock n roller A city girl An ocean wanderer Emotional Right On-point Your […]