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”

How To Shop For A Sextant Online During A Global Pandemic

Or… Shopping For My Spouse’s Birthday Gift I shake my head and stare at the screen. “I want to feel the brass and hold it. Feel the movement of each piece and know I’ll be able to calibrate it for him,” I whine to the cat. The autumn winds blowing down from Alaska drown outContinue reading “How To Shop For A Sextant Online During A Global Pandemic”

A Draft Excerpt From “Little Earthquakes In The Sea”: Time For Goodbye

Content Warning: this piece discusses the death of a child and is based on a true story that took place almost a hundred years ago. For those wishing for a soundtrack while reading, I recommend this. It rained that day in Bonaventure. The men in linen raincoats slicked with wet wax pried her blue andContinue reading “A Draft Excerpt From “Little Earthquakes In The Sea”: Time For Goodbye”

To: Route 17 – A Poem

I wish you could know himHe’s everything you wanted He dances with no musicAnd laughs at my jokes And I would bring him homeBeneath the big Live Oak There’s something so sickAbout how I finally fit in How you think you wonHow you saved me from sin “That’s not how this works”I wish I couldContinue reading “To: Route 17 – A Poem”