Poetry

Collection of pin badges

#CBD

What am I             To you or to me or to him or to her or to them Am I loved or lovable Do I love well enough Do I hold well enough Do I challenge enough Without being challenging Us vs them or            … Read More »#CBD

Graffiti art of blue haired woman pushing against concrete walls. Photograph by Joe Pregadio

The pain of considering failure

Whispers inside Echoing unspoken glances interpreted Polite declines Invitations retracted Applications rejected Submissions that do not                 make a long list,                                short list,                                               someone else’s list     Trying is practice Practice is building Building me,                 building craft,                                building potential Honing skill… Read More »The pain of considering failure

Purple peacock feather. Photograph by Ayush Tiwari

Move

Everyday, I was a different mask for an emotion I didn’t feel             There’s a blur between us             Your anger is my burden             Your raised hand will be my ache tomorrow               My vision is consumed with your concerns             Your troubles demand my solutions             Your… Read More »Move