Darling, When they question your worth Take a breath. A sisterhood of women stand with you. You’re a Queen. The daughter of painters and writers Worn mothers, posh aunts Star crossed lovers Saints and sinners Warriors with roses Rebels, all. Stitched by the hand of a missionary’s grace Her tapestry forged with iron and lace Fragile yet strong Our thread … Read More
Category: heart and soul
Sunlight breaks through an open window Sneaks across the floor From the near distance, trills a lonesome melody The Magnolia, a holy stage A solitary bird performs a serenade, Close your eyes Sweet darling, dream awhile You’re a fool to cry Let my notes carry you High above the treetops Far from troubled lands … And time suspends flight Beneath … Read More Breaking Dawn
I dream you in the dark. This is where our love is found. In a place, as far away as moonlight, is where you touch my skin. Your hand slips into mine. I can’t let go. You are the one who lifted me up; the one who left me on my knees. Do you think if I begged the night hard … Read More
She wasn’t just any rose, She was the whole damn garden Yet, you couldn’t see past her thorns. Patient, she waited for you to notice Her love- abundant. In sunshine, she bloomed In rain, she folded herself Her scent drove you mad Crushed, she oozed hot-sweet pleasure Green tea and lemons, A spoonful of honey. Her touch, intoxicating Soft as velvet, artful You swore … Read More Damask
I believe in miracles The unseen hand of divine agency, manifesting hope of extraordinary wonder This is why I believe I’ll find you again Against all odds Standing outside a doorway or inside a crowded coffee shop You’ll smile and say, ‘What took so long?’ And that will be it. I will be home.