Facing Truths

I am gregariousinitiatorrisk-takereagerly anticipatingthe unknown But the subconsciousalights on old storiesgathers sanctimoniousrumours of unworthinessspits out shameand rage Reveals the truth –I am vulnerable. (Facing Truths first appeared here July ’19. This version is edited from original. Art my own.)

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Prey

Brought you my pain – swaddled like a baby, a tiny fledgling not yet ready to fly – craved nurturing – missed the hawkish glint, the vicious drool – all remnants of sanity now shredded.

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Inner Turmoil

Outlets, I have plenty, for the excrement that accumulates within these challenged walls I soak and scrub, and paint my cabinets yellow hoping the optimism will sink in will match the green of my smile the expansiveness of my exterior but the in-dwellers are provoked question ego’s motivation in selling off the residence shaking their […]

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In Communion Prevails

Confront intrusion head on, but know that it comes with a single focus, and not from the sleep of complacency. Investigate when it awakens you, but be aware that armed with the element of surprise it will overcome you, tie you up in knots, render you helpless, oppressed, mute; the vulnerability you fight to protect, […]

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