moon arises

the moon arises, like my heart
beating with the tide

I rely
on the mist in my eyes

relating
the misery of humankind
and

the stories we disrupt in the night


Photo by raheel9630, Pixabay


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the tide

tired, and wanting to know
more

I cast my heart into the sea
and watch

as it stares back at me

winking, like the stars in the sky
making me realize

every ounce of the love we carry inside
belongs to the tide


Photo by Layers, Pixabay


#poetry, #connection, #heart, #introspection, #life, #love, #poem, #realization, #sea, #sky, #stars, #tide

glass pieces

the tide is like a tunneled scope
deep within
where feelings live along a coral reef

of sin, and stone

Have you ever felt it, and just known?

Me too.

it’s like a mystical garden
in the depths of the sea

learning more about the pain and trauma of
tranquility, though

I always pause to breathe

into my heart, and look to the sky
where diamonds shatter into a thousand pieces of glass

as I contemplate
the love living inside the mystery of this life at last


Photo by Darkmoon_Art, Pixabay



I am thrilled to announce that the Wounds I Healed: The Poetry of Strong Women Anthology is scheduled to be released on June 18, 2022! I am honored to be a part of this wonderful anthology. Thank you again to Gabriela Marie Milton, Editor, Ingrid Wilson, Publisher, and Nick Reeves, Cover Design, for their tireless efforts at putting this anthology together.


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guide unknown

painted hills and magenta skies
call to me

to see
all that I once believed

as lollipops arise in your eyes
a special place in my heart

they do reside

inside
the love that goes out with the tide

and mingles with the salt and stone
a guide unknown

to those that know, a place called home


Photo by jennyfriedrichs, Pixabay


#poetry, #guide, #heart, #home, #known, #life, #love, #nature, #painted-hills, #poem, #sea, #tide, #unknown

open sea

sitting in the open sea
watching the tide rescue the myriad

relations of me

my heart transcends the fibrous moon
as crawling beneath the flowers

I bloom

looking toward another aspect of truth
the fragrance of turmoil and pain still strewn

while glistening in the rain
are you


Photo by leonardodpf, Pixabay


#poetry, #flowers, #healing, #heart, #live, #love, #nature, #pain, #poem, #sea, #transcendence, #truth, #turmoil