Divine Sign Language

It was in the middle of the storm when I first said it And actually meant it. It was pouring by then, And I found myself right in the middle of it, Getting soaked. They tried to offer me an...

Michigan

I’ve never been To Michigan But I think it would be nice   There are demons here And unknown fear And there it’s snow and ice   It’s the Great Lake State It’s a...

My Secret Garden

Wind wraps through the trees with a deathly moan Bright colors fade and wash into the earth With dust and dark and the crumbling stone   Leaving it all to enter the unknown Flowers wilting,...

The Night-Owl Across the Street

Tonight, my faceless friend, you have beaten me. From my window I can see the dark place upon your upper floor, where, on so many nights, I have seen your curtained lamplight winking back at me. At times,...

The Invisible Band Member

I am the invisible band member. I joined in 2015— That September. You hear my bells, You see me every game day. Those who attend the sporting event Are able to witness my presence. Yet...

The Bridge Between Reality and Fantasy

As the drawbridge lowered, I finally got a good look…at my virginity. I’ve never seen my virginity. We’ve never met in person, or maybe we had but I had no recollection. As the drawbridge lowered,...

The Metaphorical Man

His hands are heat, soothing and burning in the same instance. His eyes are jagged ice, sculpted into the face of an angel. His voice is salt, flavorful in a pinch, overpowering in a spoonful. His...

Out of the Woodwork

Sometimes you don’t see them. Sometimes you do, But you don’t know what they are thinking of you. They watch you With love, Kindness, And concern, But you don’t know it. They see...

On Second Thought, Don’t Let It Snow

Peaceful, serene, beautiful A comforting blanket of white Until the minute you step outside   It’s hard to see the beauty in winter, when you can barely even breathe, let alone see The...

I’ll Find Them Singing

I’ve seen my fair share of sadness And of happiness on the way I’ve heard the call of the silent Growing louder every day   It hits the walls and echoes Reverberating in my...