One less tear drop, one more kiss. ~ One Less, One More @bellagracemagazine
Cut my heart It bleeds stronger Dripping rubies to cement Play my heart It beats dulcet harmonies Infusing rust and gold Wound my heart I take a stand Your silent storm no more Didn’t you know? My heart is fierce Ancestral, brave and true Inked by fire’s light: to blood
Would it be alright, if I sit awhile? Like a candle in the dark. Would it be alright, Could you hold my hand? Be my anchor in the night. And when I’m lost Will you find me? Cause baby, I’m falling like a star wish star wish, star wish Falling like a star wish Straight to you. And would it be alright, if … Read More Star Wish
~an excerpt Bing’s Palace 1963 Birdie unsnapped the clasp of her sequined clutch, reached within the satin folds and pulled out an ebony compact and a tube of lipstick. She appeared oblivious to his insults and her surroundings. Her mister had forgotten her, therefore, she’d remind him. Snapping open the compact case, she gazed at her reflection in the mirror. With stealth precision she … Read More Miss Birdie
An excerpt~ 1961 “You want to fly to the moon, Annie?” “Yes,” she said. “One day. Maybe one day, honey.” He offered her hope, something big to imagine, the chance to dream. This was the country where dreams came true. One had to hold to dreams. From an early age, he had clung to hope. It felt as if yesterday. Shivering, he had cowered … Read More To Dream
The sky was clear and the moon full. He whispered, “Love is a powerful drug.” Artemis blushed. “Show me an ocean,” she murmured, “ I’ll summon a tide to save your stranded soul.” His eyes narrowed. “Show me the moon,” she said. I’ll pick a star to light your path.” In that moment he understood how it felt: addicted. ~ Artemis and Sailor
The stillness of morning Coffee shops on rainy days Autumn’s unexpected kiss Long drives, no timeline Toss me the keys. Say, “Baby. Take the wheel. Turn the radio, up.” Farmer’s Markets and flowers Wind and waves And you. Without hesitation, I’d choose you.