Evaluation

I am in a place so far away from where I was six years ago.     I forget sometimes about rose bushes and leaves drying upside in open rusty windows. I forget sometimes about sunsets that become clearer when two sets of eyes can see them together sometimes I forget to wish for love Sometimes…

Onward

Ousting the contingency plan and security’s chains Shedding the scale of timidity to find something living To trade yesterday for tomorrow To exchange possibility for comfortable sorrow Finished with the twisting movement Of looking back to plan it all better next time

Children

They are Of laughter Of smiles Of idle dismissals and warring for property rights They are ever mining in curiosity They are ever needing food, needing care They are giving hugs and needing hugs and reaching reaching They are rage, tears and screams in a moment. They underslept and overenergized They are a merrygoround of…