All the Things I Should have Said on a Tuesday Afternoon

Smiles lay heavy upon our lips Our mouths empty caverns, through which jumbled alphabets clamour and spill Forming sharp stalactites and mighty stalagmites Forging treacherous paths Over time, from below and above fuse to impressive columns of silence, containing all the things never said As we grow, we tread old patterns on new paths Search [...]

Giant Leap into the Unknown

There were a lot of posts this week that spoke of the fact that, a year ago this week, March 1st to 7th, 2020, would be the last 'normal' week we would have for a while. The timing was off by a week or so, depending where in North America you were at the time, [...]

3 AM Thoughts on Betrayal

Betrayal comes in whispers and screams It lies awake beside you It follows you throughout your day It looks you in the eye while it lies It's in the good mornings and good nights All the in-betweens And for a time you were innocent Engaged in the farce that played out around you What happens [...]

Dear Briar

My Dearest Briar, I send you happiest wishes for this new year. Being here, without you, has been difficult. Far more difficult than I could have ever imagined. It is in this - emptiness - that I have had the time to reflect. To make peace. To find strength. But there is nothing here. Nothing [...]