Today

Inscrutable I am a scrumptious cookie in the bottom of the jar Calling you to taste me, to eat me, to swallow me down and complete me A velvety chocolate morsel melting in your mouth and in your hands wherever you Demand I leave a slippery trail of defeat and disgust Among the musk and […]

A year makes

Cozy It’s been nearly a year now since you died.  A year full of checking boxes of things off the list.  First summer, first Thanksgiving, first birthday, first Christmas and now the list has come to an end. There are no more boxes to check; no more firsts on the list.  So now what is […]

Gratitude

Gratitude It’s a Friday afternoon, the clock is nearing 4:00 pm.  My workday will soon be over.  I receive a call from the office.  A new admission and the afterhours nurses already are busy with patients to see and needs to attend to.  Yes, I will go.  Internally rolling my eyes and muttering unpleasantries under […]

embrace the fake

Superficial Plastic, elastic, fantastic girl made of everything spice and nothing nice.  Bitter on the tongue and rough in the hand. I left you in command but you surrendered to the opinion of the falling, falling, falling beasts.  And the beast was beat by the least of the bunch and I once had a hunch […]