Before she Leaves

Mom. I’m here. What are you doing? Trying to get up. Why? Because I’m going home. Not today mom. You have to stay here. Tell me what you did today? We visited the neighbors. And that Spanish man. Did he tell you about dinner? He is having dinner with dad. We have to get home…… Continue reading Before she Leaves

Slay

You think you got me this time, don’t you? Sadistic, sketchy, smooth son of a bitch. Pushing me from behind Bashing my face into boundaries I set in stone. Pile it on. Pound my head for the millionth time. You think that will stop me? Pain is my middle name. You forgot about the mountains…… Continue reading Slay

Shower Smarts

That sweet daughter of mine… She is my sunshine and one of two people on the earth (the other being by son) that can make me laugh so hard I cry and my stomach hurts. I love that feeling so much! Last night we talked on the phone and I said, “This is how insane…… Continue reading Shower Smarts

Invisible Illness

Lets talk about partnership I’d like to let you in on the taboo Your house erupts in flames And spreads around the world Heat wave Work for the mob Just sit at home and practice Call from the loud speaker of the patrol car The entire audience will cry Civic alliance and all The modern…… Continue reading Invisible Illness

Stay

I know I changed. That was the point. I lost myself. Stuck in a rip tide, drowning in the dark. Treading water, gasping for air, grasping for life. And you knew I had a choice. Grab hold of hope or let go of living. You didn’t want me dead. Neither did I. Here I am.…… Continue reading Stay