5 Lies That Will Destroy You

My life changed once I realized that everyone is dealing with chronic pain in some capacity. The chronic pain others face may not be physical, but it could be mental, emotional, spiritual, and so on. We are all chronically dealing with pain. What a strangely welcoming thought! I soon realized I could transcribe my pain…

I'm at the End of Myself

I’m at the end of myself screamed the woman who desired a husband. I’m at the end of myself screamed the wife struggling deep within her heart. I’m at the end of myself screamed the mom exhausted in ways she could hardly explain. I’m at the end of myself screamed each one with burdens big and painful.And all…

Grief Said to Joy

then grief said to joy– I have made a graveyard of her expectations. It will be the perfect place for flowers. I have made her laughter homeless, so you can make it richer. I am going down every heart-road, so she stops getting lost. I am stealing all the noise of life so she doesn’t…

Words from the Wasteland

I was gone for awhile. Beneath the darkest ground. Cold to the touch– I was hard as death. Wasteland, Wasteland, I’ll bury myself here. Nothing can grow from this ash-made piece of me. I place two hands above the mound. Bitter cold in the spring. And fast dead leaves in summer. Wasteland, Wasteland. I put…