I shared this poem on Facebook years ago in memory of my close friend’s father dying. I decided to share it here. Enjoy.
Time Does Not Bring Relief – Sonnet 2 “Time does not bring relief; you all have lied Who told me time would ease me of my pain! I miss him in the weeping of the rain; I want him at the shrinking of the tide; The old snows melt from every mountain-side, And last … Continue reading National Poetry Month – Time Does Not Bring Relief
DOMESTIC RUINS In a few mornings no man will shave in my mirror, so I lie in misery’s bed and savor that penultimate music: Razor scrape and the splash of water. After, fine black hairs ring the basin. I stand here as if to decode them like a gypsy girl with … Continue reading NaPoWriMo – Day 5 – Domestic Ruins
So today is my granny’s birthday. Most who visit my site know that my immediate family have all passed away and my grandparents raised me. I have written poems since I can remember grasping the concept of poetry. My 5th grade teacher was a wonderful inspiration to me, as well as my 11th grade … Continue reading National Poetry Month 2014