A Lesson Never Learned – A Poem

This poem first appeared on Curensea after being written in 2007. I have made a few minor edits. I chose this poem based on many thoughts coming up for me over my lifetime while living in the United States. I grew up in Virginia and found it strange that I could live next to aContinue reading “A Lesson Never Learned – A Poem”

We Are Nothing – A Poem

I first wrote this poem in 2007 in my first semester of college. The draft was the first time someone in a collegiate academic setting told me I should consider being a professional poet. I’ve never succeeded in publishing it, but those words still encourage me. Listen to your friends – let them be theContinue reading “We Are Nothing – A Poem”

A Reflection On Flowers – A Poem

A Reflection On Flowers Perhaps in early morning dewAs one bud fades into decayThe green of spring is still anewWhere old roots cling in fertile frayBut what of rocks and moss and bark?Are dreams of blossom’s change to sleep?A foolish gardener will prune all changeHoping to preserve rather than createAnd if there are genetic flaws?Continue reading “A Reflection On Flowers – A Poem”

Medication Delays – A Poem

Content Warning: This poem addresses the current situations resulting from USPS delays on medication deliveries. My spouse and I are okay; we stand in solidarity with those currently struggling and fighting to obtain their life sustaining medications. We are a household that requires medication for daily survival. Without it at least one member of ourContinue reading “Medication Delays – A Poem”