Happy Ending

Wrapped up in a situation that all at once begs to be done and undone, calling on you to make the very best of a bad situation, turning the darkest moments into the brightest hours. But it is not real. It is “fauxed” out, draped in dressing gowns of exquisite fabrics of every imaginable hue.Continue reading “Happy Ending”

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do … Or Is It?

Dear You, That was not an awkward pause, but indeed, a hard stop. Please govern yourself accordingly. Over it, Me — — —- —- —– Dear you, I wanted to apologize for lying. You were right, it wasn’t me. It was you. Done, Me —- —– —— —- So, I was thinking, wouldn’t it beContinue reading “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do … Or Is It?”


You are luxurious and lovely and kind Magnificent in all your ways. Filling me with feelings never before known, Wrapping me in the generosity of your being, the fullness of your spirit. Making me forget about all that have come before. You are luxurious and lovely and kind Magnificent in all your ways. Traveling theContinue reading “Reality”

Where I’m From

I come from a long line of beautiful women. Although it is true that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, my eyes have seen these women and know that they are the epitome. Some of these women I know, others of them I have never met outside of my imagination or in theContinue reading “Where I’m From”

These Walls

It is behind these walls that the story unfolds, that the words were shared and the lies unfold. It is behind these walls where she spent her days, wondering when things would be better, wondering when things would change. It is behind these walls that good was given, bad was taken and mess left inContinue reading “These Walls”

My Life: In Six Songs

Recently, NPR proffered a bit of a challenge: “If you could tell your life story — chronologically, up to now — in six songs, what would they be?” I was intrigued and so, I gave it a shot. This isn’t necessarily a story in the traditional sense but it takes a LOT of thought and creativityContinue reading “My Life: In Six Songs”