In the Distance

I coast softly with the wind, towards shore. Sunlight holds me up; moonlight towing me in. A vast ocean of rights and wrongs behind me: the lessons I’ve learned at every island. I gaze back at the miles of green-blue waters and know I can rely on one constant and it’s the waves– Some let… More In the Distance

Spirit

I stroll off the runway and my skin is scotch tape– Strands of hair stick to my cheeks a rush of my favorite element sweeps by flipping my shirt up above my soon to be crisp abs and that eighteen year old tattoo… I am the coconut trees we pass; I am the blue waters;… More Spirit

Here

Soft streams of light tread across the dark floorboards, cold, warm and I kayak along them gently paddling my way towards, away fluttering my fingers in the light I trace figure eights in the air beside me slide my chin in and around a circle The slight burn skims my lips and my lungs expand in… More Here

Dearest

Dearest, Don’t you spend your nights twisting and turning sweating and shivering Don’t– spend your days planning and preparing perfecting and paving because, I am here I will protect you from the demons of your past those who hover over your head haunting you most nights. I will cradle you in my soft arms and… More Dearest

Twelve New Standards

As my year off, sabbatical, leave of absence, whatever you want to call it comes to an end, it’s hard not to look back and search for meaning.  When I embarked on these past twelve months, I was so sure I would be standing in a glowing white light of understanding and newness.  Some of… More Twelve New Standards

Soon

Some days you leap like you’ve never leaped before, turning and spotting like you’ve trained your whole life for it. Grace and elegance ripples off your legs in a twisting tornado of sparkle which pours glittery beads across the floor as you travel– only to crash, landing so hard it takes all your energy just to… More Soon

Empty Cavity

I saw inside my uterus today: A tiny black, empty cavity strong– like an upside down pyramid It stared back at me Showering me with daggers of hope and love and truth and relief A meditation of sublime serenity; I sailed on those silver saline waters Ever present Ever grateful Ever me I saw inside… More Empty Cavity