Fall Poems II

HAPPY BASKET HAIKU Notes in a basket paper memories recall the best of this life ..... MEETING MYSELF I am not the girl I used to be But who is this stronger, happier me I don’t know quite yet; this person’s brand new Better acquaint myself quick, before this identity’s gone too ..... GIVE ME [...]

Attending My First Poetry Reading; A Love Letter to Rupi Kaur

Attending My First Poetry Reading; A Love Letter to Rupi Kaur

With my poetry love affair being the main point of this blog, it may come as a surprise to readers that I had never been to a poetry reading prior to blogging about poetry. Poetry found me in print, and that was how I absorbed it for a long time. After years between the pages, a world [...]

Winter Poems

Winter Poems

IT’S HARD EITHER WAY* Nights are hard. Crying myself to sleep is hard. I take sleeping and anxiety pills together because at night I cannot calm down and I can’t get to sleep without them. They put me in a welcome fog. In a fog that I can't function in it. It’s good though, because [...]