Honorable Justice,

With such a prestigious name and position we humbly ask you to consider us.  We are the so-called down trodden, low lifers, imprisoned human beings.  We have spent a lifetime gaining the courage that you have, and learned from your very public display, how to speak for ourselves.  It’s with heartfelt thanks that we applaudContinue reading “Honorable Justice,”

A Perfect Morning

Waking up next to the warmth of him stretching and then holding and giving his arms a gentle squeeze. Self-love–stretching and pulling the mind. Then padding out to the kitchen and preparing a simple, yet classic meal of Bruschetta and grapes, laying it out on a charcuterie platter. Next, steeling into the bedroom to rouseContinue reading “A Perfect Morning”

With Thanks

She wondered, and prayed, and slept at which angle to show themselves the best and the others did discover in what they did invest. Like a swan invests the vision she drove and drove unto division. Like the wheat and the chaff to bring the farmlands back and give native ways to say “Now restoreContinue reading “With Thanks”

Here’s to Starry Skies

“We should be lifting each other up and cheering each other on, not trying to outdo one another. The sky would be awfully dark with just one star.” Stacie (With gratefulness extended to Mindagust Vitkus for posting his photo on Unsplash and to a private friend on FB who posted the original quote by someoneContinue reading “Here’s to Starry Skies”

Leaving the Wilderness

The broken family Of adult children And ex remarried And homes remade Lets me know It’s time now To leave the family home. With the birth Certificates given back To adult children And photos divided out, The basement clean, The garage emptied, And the closet stocked With wishes and desires. All mine, this time, TheyContinue reading “Leaving the Wilderness”

A Road of Apples

A child denied A piece of cake Clooses to lash back With incredible hate. With secret knife In the darkness of The shortest night She played her Version of Her horrid life. The mother, of course Received the wrath Despite the fact that Daddy Loved her wrong. So now the fruit Destroys the root ButContinue reading “A Road of Apples”