Syndrome of Wanting: Part 2

(Japan, Feb. 2019) Burning house and the embers fly ⁣⁣ My stomach jumps in slow motion,⁣⁣ there’s a firefighter nearby…⁣⁣ tired heart,⁣ exhausted by the lie, ⁣⁣ caught up in smoke from castles I built to hide… ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ The misconception that someone is going to save me…. ⁣⁣ ⁣ Nobody is going to save me.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ I’m tired of the waste, ⁣⁣ Inebriated misdirection.⁣⁣ … Continue reading Syndrome of Wanting: Part 2

The Syndrome of Wanting: Part 1

The Syndrome of Wanting,⁣ a kaleidoscope of perpetually changing things.⁣ Desire models the marionette,⁣ the wanting controls the strings.⁣ ⁣ The discord between where you are, ⁣ and where you long to be.⁣ ⁣ The Syndrome of Wanting,⁣ once again guides your feet.⁣ Sucked out of the Now ⁣ like blood into a leech,⁣ no space for sweetness,⁣ even the deepest breath⁣ somehow feels incomplete…⁣ … Continue reading The Syndrome of Wanting: Part 1

Ground to Grow

Fearless Grace. Adorable naïveté. Guided off the roof, she floated through gravity without restraint. Non-clenching. An easeful descent. She wanted to ride the big kid’s bike. Bold, toes pointed, barely touching the pedals. The training wheels came off too soon. Innocently deceived. Oh Precious little seed— petals sprouted before roots. Letting the wind guide the way, your feet never fully touched the ground. Self Preservation…. … Continue reading Ground to Grow