Origins of Woman

Genesis talks from the scripture A verse with number 2 next to it And two more 2s in pair (2:22) Uttering words of formation First the man, then a woman Not made for man, but from man Origins of life....her beginning of life Human anatomy continues the story From the rib bone, she was made … Continue reading Origins of Woman

Running Part 1

I stumbled over a rock and cursed out loud. I immediately ducked down and tried to look for cover. Twilight had long settled over the small town but it wasn’t safe. It was never safe. Most of my day had been spent running away from the police and leaving far too much damage in my … Continue reading Running Part 1

I See Green

I See Green Shoulders able to hold up The pressures of this world Boulders that would have crushed me End up as dust Trust me I wouldn't have seen tomorrow But I now see love  I see myself as all I can be I can make it His love goes Hulk for me.   I … Continue reading I See Green

A Bullet in the Hands of a Child

As a child, I was taught never to hit back, to insult, to degrade…I was vulnerable, lacking understanding of what it meant to be violent. As a child, remembering well, I want to go back and look at the world the same way I looked at it, beautiful in all its ways, peaceful, laughter all … Continue reading A Bullet in the Hands of a Child

He Said He Loved You……

He said he loved you His being was an antonym Everything he did Was opposite his actions Scattered everywhere Like a jigsaw puzzle Amiss like his kiss You could make him a dot (.) and make it stop.   You chose an ellipsis Perhaps to later fill in the gaps With a heroic metaphor but … Continue reading He Said He Loved You……

Wildfire

And when it comes, it's like wildfire; Consuming, spell bounding Inexplicable desire; And when it comes, It comes without consent, Blatantly knocks you off your feet without repent; Digs deep into your soul, and grips Your heart, till the organ swells, Explodes into a mess of abstract art; It keeps you warm, Feeds you, Drives … Continue reading Wildfire

The Other World In Between

I imagined he would have a face like an angel’s. I thought it would be like looking into a mirror, and seeing my whole self, projected into another human being. I had all these ideas and dreams. I imagined holding your hands, walking down the street, maybe eating an ice cream or perhaps sharing a … Continue reading The Other World In Between

#UpLift

"One of the great joys of life is sailing to the horizon, not with displeasure of the journey there, but with anticipation of what lies beyond." ~unearthed citizen~ [Photo by Joel Hatfield]

Lost in Hue: The Clandestine World of Tamara Lu, Ep 3 (Hidden Lives of Wives)

My wife Tamara had a side of her that I knew nothing about up until the afternoon when I took lunch to her work and found out she had quit two weeks before. I knew most of the blame was on me because I hadn’t been paying attention to the details, little things that I … Continue reading Lost in Hue: The Clandestine World of Tamara Lu, Ep 3 (Hidden Lives of Wives)