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In these pages you will find my original works of poetry.


I also blog about my life. Common topics include: parenting, gardening, cooking, baking, cleaning, decorating, designing, remodeling, mixed martial arts, current affairs, and of course my current work in progress.

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June 29, 2017

A feather, a leaf

Floating, Blowing

Along a gentle breeze.

Once a part of something?


A long time has passed in the drifting wind.

There's no memory of belonging.

Driftwood churning on endless waves,

Tumultuous seas.

Are there others like me?

This wayward dance

Results i...

June 17, 2017

She was made to swim

To dive wide and deep

To reach far and fast

But she's been left stranded for eternity



Watching the rippling water

Teased by the fleeting splashes

She will never feel the weightless flight of soaring through the waves

Or the pleasant recoil of...

June 8, 2017

You're someone who has fought your whole life.

Fought against emptiness,

Steeled against the loneliness

That lives within your heart.

You have shouldered blow after blow.

Hardships that have

Staggered you

Buckled you

Dropped you to your knees.

But, even when drowning in your ow...

June 2, 2017

In dreams or waking hours

It's always there

It never fades

I know it wasn't meant for me

But that fact-

It doesn't make it hurt less.

The feeling dulls

It surges


But, it remains

I feel it still

Spurts of pain


Regretful thoughts

Remind me of what

Can't come to pass.

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