val-use

Sometimes, I put relationships in boxes- And try to figure out what their utility is –But meaning is not always discernible Maybe relating is being at the same time It’s not my job to know why or how now I’m having trouble being, just being with you.             Copyright ©... Continue Reading →

Mining

O how you despair! No, no, the world is not going to $%!@. I promise! It's going through a fire? Yes. And like extracting gold from ore, as though a smelting toward precious metal, revealed! Starting on the inside of you and me. Brother, cling to the gold! That gleam of Good that grabbed your... Continue Reading →

Depression & Faith

Some days, I feel more alive than others. Some days, I feel like the walking dead. Today, right now, life rushes through limbs to my brain, and I'm writing a poem of pain that's, for now, gone away. It's a sickness, depression, and sometimes I forget that I suffer affliction beyond my consent. I have no part in it.... Continue Reading →

On Freedom • Juneteenth

I am the progeny of a long line of enslaved to freed humanity from South to North of bravery of pioneers into uknown oft' hostile territ'ry who dared and risked and lived defeats, but kept on to steady victory and victory and... somewhere knew they were born to be wherever their foot took step Free    ... Continue Reading →

Into the Woods

Desperately, I held onto the rock wall as though if I lost my grip, I'd fall to certain death. Dare to look down. And so I looked: the deep velvet soil looking back at me, patiently, 5 to 7 inches from my feet. Let go. And so I let: the ground so much closer than... Continue Reading →

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