an intimate glitch

Ooooooh so there was a glitch in my scheme so it seemed I thought because of his Nordic good looks he would respond kindly because I took the time to cook and baked these krumkake cookies for him hours, days and months of familiar, intimate conversation I finally had the courage to show my appreciation... Continue Reading →


Have to take a moment, let my eyes adjust and my pupils dilate, Oh! the musty scent of the damp stones, couldn't help but crinkle my nose I was lost, with no plan, caught traipsing through tunnels without a map I need to focus, mentally retrace my steps, try anyway, and answer those questions How... Continue Reading →

15 minutes

one simple sentence using simple words we're all screaming we just wanna be heard voices fighting for the front of the line voices fighting for our time it's 15 minutes in the spotlight make the most of the moment make it worth your fight we only get 15 minutes to be remembered don't let your... Continue Reading →

the cryptic rendezvous

I did not want my mind to go there I did my best not to let it wander into the desolation of my imagination so as a distraction I looked up the words of the day they so perfectly detailed the situation and the lines and rhymes started to flood my minda narrative began to... Continue Reading →

ruts and such

It's been two months that I've been stuck, trapped in a rut I’ve been unable to dig myself out of. Two months. I couldn't look up, kept myself down laid out on the ground. The future is still a fog but I finally took the first stepto drag myself out of this bog…

hobnob, butte, diminutive

if I hiked to the top of that diminutive butte could I capture the sunset, will I be able see the ocean, watch the waves crash upon the beach, can I touch a cloud if I stretch high and reach for the sky. I was invited to a soirée the other day, with glee I... Continue Reading →

zaftig, charlatan, mojo

descriptors didn't enamor her so why was she enchanted by this charlatan's words. for a brief second: he was the guy The mojo this charlatan possessed often left her feeling blessed Aw sweetie, anything for you she would reply with a coy sparkle in her eye and a spring in her step magical moments that... Continue Reading →

billet-doux, kinship, cordiform

I heard the ping vibrate from my phone A text sent waiting for me to respond A petit billet-doux, one single picture hands held in cordiform. Such a simple message but it signified so much more what a special kinship, friendship,we sharedWhatever it was I cherished it more than most. I smiled and blushedthen returned... Continue Reading →

my favorite mornings

My favorite mornings are the ones where I wake up, sip my coffee and hum Nina Simone's ‘It's a New Day’ to myself because I am feeling good,lucky to still be here grateful for another chance to make a differenceidk where the day will take mebut I’m curious enough to travel to the outer limitsbefore... Continue Reading →

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