this year to surpass

01. January 2012 poetry, writing 0
confetti floats and flies in non-dark night skies– brightened and lightened by fireworks and countdowns.   millions of cheers ring in new years.   there is hope for moments like pleasant past; but most–almost all– wish for this year to surpass (and finally fulfill) the dreams left deferred with the expiration of the year at the ...

unbeautiful you.

22. January 2011 writing 0
he didn’t clear his history.  and with one click, she saw she wasn’t good enough. well, not anymore… if she ever was at all. she wasn’t six feet tall.  she wasn’t nipped and tucked.  she wasn’t plastic in places. she was stretched.  she was scarred. three babies leave traces. her body just wouldn’t go back to impossibly thin.  oh ...

freezing.

19. January 2011 poetry, writing 0
coldness seeps in skin. past her hands,  towards her heart. hope… it doesn’t stay. Like this:Like Loading...

the worst is to watch.

13. January 2011 poetry, writing 1
mistake: “a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention.” mistakes. they’re bad when you make them and they only affect you. and you suffer. it’s hard to forgive self-disappointment, but you can. it’s possible. mistakes. they’re worse when others make them and they only affect you. they don’t suffer. it’s hard to ...