December Poetry Roundup

17 December 2020 Freedom is found In knowledge sought Connections imagined – New dawning era of thought Yet none speaks wisely Who claim to know all Pushing forth their opinions As to not seem so small Compensation calculation For indiscretions of past Look instead to the future Nothing Can Last 11 December 2020 There’s aContinue reading “December Poetry Roundup”

Pacific Northwest Ramblings

Cascadia We climb into the cloud forest–Sleepy trees draped in moss blanketsSlumbering to bird song lullabiesDreaming of snow covered melodiesMelting into symphonies of spring Thank you for taking the time to read this post! It first appeared on Twitter here.

CHW Publication: Arahura

A new poem on Coffee House Writers makes reference to someplace I’m missing dearly right now: Aotearoa (New Zealand). The Arahura River is a living, breathing thing with a soul unto itself. It is also subject to some heartbreaking history of the colonial Gold Rush era. The Ngāi Tahu or Kāi Tahu iwi made aContinue reading “CHW Publication: Arahura”

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”