Lepers

Prompt: Gargoyles, Cathedral, Architecture For when the bells of iron chime Then on to the cathedral Do they move along the streets to fall in line Stop they, all the tearful toil Standing cold and idle Not a shift or sidle – rigid as gargoyles With given words of ashen lecture Symbols of compassion Worn…

Beehive

all day I’ve been thinking of what I’m facing, soon going home to my family, 4th of July fireworks, festivities, dreading the possibility of seeing those I don’t wish to see. driving into the state will cause anxiety, no welcome nostalgia washing over me, as the home I felt safe in, torn down and razed,…

Old Soul

As the days fly by I refer to a cynical state of mind. I never wanted to be this teen that has been placed inside of me for my soul is far too old and diminished to be surrounded by such games that pan out constantly. My soul is beautiful, and gorgeous, and magnificent But…

Dogma Casualties

I journeyed here to hide away from those I felt misunderstood, recent, renewed bravery now I stand in places I once stood interactions longed for, needed new outlook and healing balm, hearts open, peaceful dominion prospects now for future calm. Called my dad the other day, crying couldn’t be controlled, released decades of words unsaid,…