Finding Clarity Through Poetry

"Poetry is about the clarities that you find when you don’t simplify. They’re about complexity, nuance, subtlety....   What poems give us is a way to feel through the underlying dilemmas, a way of recognizing that your own life and the lives of...

You Look Like Your Mother

You Look Like Your Mother     You look like your mother, I've always been told. What is it that they think they are seeing in me? Is it the angel that my father describes her to be? It could be a pretty smile or my face shape....

Love and Shadows

Love and Shadows   Once, while walking with you on a warm, starry night Intuition said, I love you. You are the one that I always want to be with To guard and protect our love every day.   Deeds done out of love are not a waste of...

Caterpillar

Caterpillar   Have you ever felt like a dust-covered caterpillar wanting to be mud? Your back could be pressed like clay until' all of you tension melts away. There would be a giant, sweet, red roses towering above you and Drops of...

Beauty's Way

Beauty's Way   You are pretty says one. You are ugly says another. Does any one care? What is beauty when it isn't noticed, Regardless of deeds? I say it is justice, balance, and clarity. The one that I love has these...