Bones – A Poem

Content warning: may be triggering to those that are experiencing emotional or traumatic struggles. Reader discretion is advised. She started smoking againFeeling bones by finger curlsAnd the nauseating hungerFor someone to understandThe hard lumps under skinAnd the satisfaction of a visible scapulaUnder the crushing, suffocating, smotheringWeight of ten poundsAgainst the pull of Earth’s gravitational forceWhenContinue reading “Bones – A Poem”

A Moment Aflame – A Poem

Here’s a poem I wrote in 2016. Some poems age into themselves and their meanings change to readers over time based on current events. I won’t attempt to provide explanation or analysis. I do hope it resonates with you though. A Moment Aflame at tables cleaned and polished by our own hands we sitattempting personalContinue reading “A Moment Aflame – A Poem”

Why I Never Expect Apologies

What Is An Apology? We define “apology” as “a regretful acknowledgment of an offense or failure” as a paraphrase of multiple dictionaries. I have struggled with apologies for as long as I can remember. At one point I was the person that said “I’m sorry” in response to everything. What I found out the hardContinue reading “Why I Never Expect Apologies”