On Being Alone

On being alone More so now than ever before Set apart by the holy hand, opening new doors All those years I yearned for friends For someone to understand To hold a man's hand All those dark nights Sleep, an endless fight As tears grieved every plight All the days of hope-less Swimming in fear … Continue reading On Being Alone

To Honor

On her Mississippi farm Beneath heavy, pretty blankets My soul is warm Soft lights on the table-top tree Wood repurposed Old things breathe Her animals follow And heed her voice She knows their patterns Supports their choices An angelic Granny presence A peace-full luminescence An invitation in every room … to let go, love well, … Continue reading To Honor