#tbt Past Poetry: Chocolate and Nuts

#tbt Past Poetry: Chocolate and Nuts

June 2004 Standing in the kitchen,I wiped away beads of sweat from my brow.The heat of the stove reached upCircling my head in an invisible halo. I continued to stir,Melting the chocolate.I breathed in the smell.Oh, how I love chocolate;Is there anything in the world...
#tbt Past Poetry: To a Dying Flower

#tbt Past Poetry: To a Dying Flower

Feb 2006 Dying paragon of beautyWhose color quickly fades to brown:You danced at the height of your youthTo the soft music of the windUntil a crescendo of airClenched down on your delicate throatAnd with a fortissimo breath,Swiftly cut off your swaying dance, Ending...
#tbt Past Poetry: Pet Rocks

#tbt Past Poetry: Pet Rocks

Pet Rocks 2009 When I was young,I always wonderedAbout kidsWho had rocks as pets. Why? I’d ask myself.If you can’t have a real pet,There are alternatives:Name a wild animal,Find an insect,Or nurse a plant. After all, a rock can’t do anything.Can’t run,Can’t play,Can’t...
#tbt Past Poetry: A Solitary Companion

#tbt Past Poetry: A Solitary Companion

January 2007 Gloom and darkness pervadeWater falls from the skyLike tears of sadness,Alone ’til they shatter,Collecting on the ground,Joining other bodiesOf Broken Solitude,Running down the cold road… The winds moan in sorrowAs lonely travelersTake the...