Yellow Crocuses and Belief in Tomorrow

Yellow Crocuses and Belief in Tomorrow

I planted yellow crocuses today. The package says they will pop up in January or February. I have hopes that they will. I gave them everything I could to offer them a good start to their little yellow lives — bone meal, amendment, sweet words. Planting is a...
Womanhood

Womanhood

I am so glad to have made it To Womanhood To have lived through my youth So I can thrive now   To have evolved to not caring About the silly stuff Makeup, hairstyle, fashion I was never good at them anyway   Now, I see beauty in myself And all women All...

Unobstructed View

When my limbs were as strong and flexible as the willow in our backyard, they carried me to its highest branches to scan the night sky and survey the path of my dreams.   The world spun at a less frantic pace, and my mind, focused on rocky footpaths and wild new...

Come Home

A journey begins and out of the mist, a bridge appears. Don’t go, old shores whisper. Stay. Stay in these soft gardens, these gently sloping banks, civilized grass, neighborly parks, all mapped, signposts marking the way. Stay. Do not wander off the path. Watch...

Here I Am

Here I am As rain pours down on my head Plastering hair to scalp As it has done so many times before. Weeks, years, decades. Eons. Here I Am. Here I am. Here i am. Is it so simple as that?...