Cloud Spotting

Some days, I sit and I look at the clouds I watch them move I watch them dance around the sun like “expressionists” Without rhythm and without a plan, yet still so breathtakingly beautiful I watch them move like weeds in the wind, Left and then right I watch them move like squirrels, there for [...]

HairCream

The bus smells like hair cream Coconut oil hair cream Not the ‘pure’ coconut oil that you found abroad and that you’ve grown to love The coconut oil hair cream that you grew up with as a child The one that had all those nice yet funny names like Indian hemp, and blue magic, coconut [...]

Love

A free verse A touch, A whisper, A glance, You draw me in You pull me to you An attraction so strong That resistance just feels like I’m falling. Or…failing, I’m not sure. I’m never sure these days. I’ve become a mess Trying to control my thoughts and actions. I don’t want to feel this way [...]

Grief 

  The thing about grief is that it never comes alone When it visits you it is never a private dinner, It is a party. It brings along its friends and family. Loss and death, the twins, They come to decorate your home, They put up banners and tassels, buy you clothes, and get you [...]

Loving You

Roses with Red Chair - Horace Pippin 1940 The first day I met you was the beginning of my life. You came into the room and everyone knew. To say you illuminated my world would be an understatement. Everyday I spent with you was a journey, an experience. You took the most ordinary things and [...]