Seeker

Travel is the ask, so many questions – answers just fragments of truth. (Written for Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge:  answer / question.)

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The Same, But Broken

Fragility blindsides – I am woman. Strong. Courageous, some say – a sentiment beyond my reach having not chosen this state. Fragility is pervasive – body reduced to miniscule fibers, stretched, torn, bordering on broken. Overwhelmed, mind obsesses – will neither organize nor let go… If only I could let go… I am weeping and […]

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Changing Direction

This path I walk is not my own; it’s paved with genetic markers, familial dysfunction, and ancestral angst. Can you see them walking with me? Those whose lives were cut too short – the addicts, the tortured, the diseased- none of us free- ensconced in blame. If you walk with me, I’ll help you carry […]

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Today is a Good Day to Die

A satiny bed awaits me, pearly white, with a prop for my head, indigo drapes offering privacy, comfort for eternal rest. Today is a good day to die. Yet, I wander, in search of self, I travel the highways, seek respite in rest stops along the way – Tim Hortons, souvenir t-shirts, no place to […]

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