you know how it iswhen your heart is full to burstingstretched, waitingfor a time to pour out everything inside it you know how it iswhen words bubble up into your throatticklish, expectantfor a time to float out awayinto the world that’s how i feel when i want to sayI Love Youthat’s how i feel when […]
Another thing I did for English class—a poem project. My choice was to write five poems, each using the five senses, inspired by the house I am about to move out of. I decided to create a Google Sites for it, so the anthology has its own little home. I’ve lived in this house for […]
Another poem I wrote for English class — slightly about the pains of growing up.
I wrote this for English class, emulating the style of Linda Hogan’s “Innocence”. There is nothing more free…
Darkness claimed me once, but God broke the chains. “She is mine,” my God says. He sent his Son to bear my shame, my guilt, my brokenness, and he has set me free. I am free.
Love is like a starIt beckons from afarThrows its crazy lightInto your darkest night Stars Are Queens flames coruscating outward, offering a forceful invitationcounting you among a historyof explorers on heedless reckless embarkationsthey hope to count you among the corpses of countless discoverers delving into every aspect of a mysterybut sharper, sharper, the lies are glaringnow […]
Inspired by this instrumental: Epic Futuristic Space Music Mix. Epic Sci Fi Music. UEM. Every morning I wake up, I set my mind on the day’s events, butXenization is never my first thought, though I live it inside.People pass me by, their cares and loves and fears galaxies apart from mine.Loneliness clouds my thoughts, and […]
Again, this is a piece of getting-into-character poetry. This is written from the thoughts of Cezaria, the sister of the antagonist who was kidnapped into slavery many years before the start of the story. A million scratchesLight red pencilMarble veins of goldCriscrossing over the plane of concrete reality Pain to bring lifeTo release pent-up strugglesSpanning […]
My new poetry series: acrostics, beginning with piece #1, called Portal.
More getting-into-character poetry. This one is Anazor Revek, a side character in my sci-fi novel who is an empath and a counselor.