It got colder on the first week of March, like the sun had somehow retreated back into the darkness of space and the Earth just suddenly shuddered at the ghosting. Could it do that, though, the sun? Just walk off because this blue planet isn't so blue anymore? Who wrote the rules of gravity anyway?…Read more Blue (a poem draft)
it takes just a second: eyes locking, smiling, an incandescent glow and then somewhere there is a flash of light and a hurried, agitated flurry of electrons yes, it's lightning but it's something deeper than that it's beneath the skin on a cellular level and it floods the veins did you know…Read more in a heartbeat
This unfamiliar landscape is teeming with the lushness of life and a verdant glow nurtured by a tender and gentle love. The mountains and valleys open themselves up to me, spread its arms open in the promise of a warm embrace and its rivers and streams and lakes offer its soothing waters to quench my…Read more Terra Incognita
I. She scoured the world looking for beautiful things because every time she looked at the mirror all she saw were cracks on the glass surface when there were none. So, she went to the garden and sat on the grass and stared at a magnolia in full bloom. Occasionally, she would look up at the…Read more So Beautiful
The sky broke apart and all the things that we lost we will never get back. All that will return to us are the rays of the morning light.
Dried leaves crackle as they break underneath my left shoe and the weight of my left leg. All of nature is so brittle when it is dry and bereft of moisture. It waits for rain; all things wait for rain to fall. It makes a different sound, the leaves, when the water droplets…Read more Dry
I left Friday morning for a trip to Caliraya with friends. It was a three-day weekend with really good people, in a weekend house I know very well. I'd like to say it was just what the doctor ordered, but that would be a lie. My doctor never ordered it; but it was definitely something…Read more weekend getaway