Faith

Faith

This is where the faith comes in. In the cackling whispers of doubt where all you do is dumb, dim, fruitless. You can do this. You can loosen your grip, and you won’t trip. We won’t let you. This is where the faith comes in. When the path ahead is...
Welcome Here.

Welcome Here.

Come to me with secrets, with quiet guilty whispers, head hung low, shuffling feet. Come to me with stifled sobs, with naked shame, and white teeth that bite your bottom lip. Come to me. Sweep your hair from your eyes, steeple your hands in request. Be willing....
Safe in Love – A Poem for the East Coast

Safe in Love – A Poem for the East Coast

And you cannot be anything but safe. It is who you are. And who you are beats strong and true in, above and below the waves of fear. You are here. You are near. Though I cannot hear your voice, my heart hears more. Beyond the door we are one. In the suffering, the...
Peace is My Trampoline

Peace is My Trampoline

I spend so much time in the air, grasping at clouds, ducking from rain.  I forget: Peace is my trampoline. I focus on the bounce and not the solid surface below on which I land, every time.  Without fail….every time. There is nothing except that which lies...
There is a Light

There is a Light

There is a Light behind this darkened veil. I’ve seen it and run away I’m ashamed to say. It has loving arms as wide as the sea. It lives in me; is me. And I think: “How can I fear what is mine?” But I do. I fear it. Avoid it. Shut it out. And...
I am Ready

I am Ready

“I have to know I can be happy without you,” I say quietly. He tilts his head and smiles. “You would be.” And I believe him.  He is the one who knows me best. The world’s idea of love can make you crazy…if you let it.  I’m...
Let it all go…

Let it all go…

When my way just isn’t the “high” way, I have to let it all go. Let it all go whisked by a wind that knows better than I. Let it go. Lay down on a ground so soft, so yielding and just exhale. I will let it all out. Say to myself “I don’t...