the warm blue skies beckoned. the dry earth teased. and the buds who knew better stretched timidly. too early it seemed, and yet – with each reach their sleepiness abated. shyly peaking, then blushing – in raspberries, lavenders, pinks, shimmering whites. dressed up yellows. colors skirting the streets, accidentally awake before they should be.
>there is a tree, outside my window. this time of year i find myself, stopping, to watch it. when the setting sun hits it just right – it lights up, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding – and i do go “Awww!” even if it is inaudible. each day, my tree is losing her leaves. … More like fabulous yellow roman candles
when i was little we had to memorize things. my first memorization came at three when i was assigned to speak in church. my parents rehearsed with me for countless hours and the product was a little person at a little podium without parental whispers aiding her. we also memorized poems. poems like invictus were … More snow on snow, snow on snow.
turkey, panera, patty melts, havarti, rye, avocado, paninis, potbelly, cucumbers, sprouts, grilled cheese… i think just about any sandwich or sandwich/salad spot is a treat. what can i say, i’m easily pleased! so you’d think i’d love peanut butter and jelly, easily pleased = pbj. but it just doesn’t do it for me… i may … More poetry slam.
let me tell you about a kid Let me tell you about a kid, almost two years of age Who claims the remarkable skill of screaming to express his rage Let me tell you about a kid, who stands almost 3 feet tall Who can do more destruction Than a construction wrecking ball … More selected works.
missing a moment If I blink, I miss a special moment That I can’t rewind Or look back at. When I blink I miss my sister at her Choir concert. I miss everything for that One little blink. When I blink It’s like being stuck in a box And I can’t get out. When … More missing a moment.
dear joseph, i know what you’re going through… i am also the oldest in my family and 22 years ago i was the same age as you. i was eight years old and so excited for the new baby in the family. i already had a brother. when he was the new baby and i … More sister for sale.