Roses: Part Two

I was catching up with an old friend When you came up in our conversation He asked me trivial things You know, “What’s her name? Where’d you meet her?” Stuff like that And then he asked me to describe you in one word… I promise you, I sat there contemplating what word I could use […]

Broken Hearts and Fresh Starts

The 12-year-old poet collapsed He was weak He couldn’t see Tears impaired his vision It stung to blink And hurt to feel He couldn’t speak His voice would only say her name As he cried out for her Knowing his opaque room walls were his only listeners… –  “Introduction to Apathy” (October 2013) *Warning, long […]


“…And finally, it’s time to stop running Stop chasing love It will come and stay someday, be patient Stop running from the past It helped create the person you are today, thank it Stop running from your gifts They were given to you for a reason Acknowledge, embrace, and use them Stop running from your […]