The Empath’s Journey

The Empath’s Journey

Always, on my life’s journey, For as long as I can remember, The “other” has assigned me a role. The consummate friend. The submissive woman. The good Christian. The sacrificing mom. The helpful neighbor. The one to take the blame. The one to come to...
The Echoist (renamed 2020)

The Echoist (renamed 2020)

How long does it take Silent killerEvading detectionSpreadingCrippling Send in the infectious disease specialistPerform the full blood panel StillThey always come up empty How long does it takeTo hunt it outExtract the thing Stop it fromGerminating Years of...
The Final Exorcism

The Final Exorcism

It was never hatredOr angerThat turned me stoicHard and coldUntouchableLike a statue But a sort of madnessGrowingGerminating inside meThe tug of warWith your clawsOn my flesh, so pliable It was the little thingsThe passing thingsSpoken, here and thereBenign, innocuous...