Parenting the Teen

Parenting the Teen

I know he makes you crazy I know she’s infuriating Hug him anyway Tell her you love her Battles will wage Time will pass Gray hairs emerge And wrinkles surface In the midst of anger Frustration and worry Hug her anyway Tell him you love him Laying awake at night...
The Exhibit of Love

The Exhibit of Love

I used to fear you Your unwelcome arrival Long, unwanted stays I did not know your name So I called you “the nothing” You left me empty Stranded at sea Wandering the desert I twitched and paced Restless, loud The cage of my mind Carrying on I hated the scenery At the...
Without a Word

Without a Word

Sorry I left, Walked away, No explanation, Only silence I wanted to tell you …Goodbye I wanted to explain …Why But then I couldn’t. You always stood A head taller You always spoke A little louder You were the planet I orbited Your gravitational pull Your...
The old god

The old god

The old god The one from the sky And moldy pages Peculiar stories Conflicting accounts How did you get back in? When the doors were locked, The windows sealed… How did you find this pulse? Crawl back under this skin? Sink your teeth back in? How ever did you...