The Other Side of Love

The Other Side of Love What she told me then— It’s all ending— this burden. Beyond time Behind locks fear is something else and she wore it like a queen. 2017 April PAD Challenge: Day 30  


Loving You

Loving You Nothing compares to clinging together when our hearts have collapsed in the middle of surrender.   2017 April PAD Challenge: Day 25

I Have Faith in Us

I Have Faith in Us This time around I won’t look for answers in the dust and damp ash— sometimes ideas are frail flowers. After reading Corinthians and begging for love, you still don't believe there's something waiting for us. But I do. 2017 April PAD Challenge: Day 24

The Refrain (A Sonnet)

The Refrain Behind the lover’s smiles lost in this world are untold secrets longing to be free. But lovers’ lips must linger swathed, unfurled aside tides of stray words flung into the sea. The futures of our children wait and so we dance barefoot ’round the world this night. and sing the story of our … Continue reading The Refrain (A Sonnet)

The Secret of Love

The Secret of Love A tumble of rain Soft samba on the river from midnight to dawn The secret of love is to just listen a cappella ~~~ Write a Tanka 2017 April PAD Challenge: Day 3

Once, I loved. (A Ghazal)

Once, I loved. (A Ghazal) Far the eagle leaps above the snowcapped rise of fortune as a vagrant laboring low for wayward tithes of fortune. Riving apples, sodden brown, sprawl cloven upon miry knolls. Here my basket, lush with breeze, awaits, remise of fortune. For how long shall my errant hands race the blazing seasons? … Continue reading Once, I loved. (A Ghazal)