writing

Touch There

She missed holding hands the most. Watching the way the couple across from her pressed palm flush to palm, fingers entwined and connected brought forth a wave of such longing. Sucking in a breath she tried to look away from their public intimacy but found herself unable to do so. Their lips touching was at …

New

October was an emotional roller coaster so forgive me for saying I’m glad it’s on its way out. I’m praying November finds me in a better place. I need to learn to stop letting worry eat away at me and start really seeing myself differently. I pray too for a bit of good news next Monday… …

Quick

See me I am bent Double, triple in time A counterpoint for the thrust Open to the swift shifts in space That make me quiver, shake, moan I’m a moment in eternity as you undo me Do to me as you hold me at the cleft Conquering the great slick divide I am trembling, quaking …

What I Mean Is

I’m scared. Of commitment Me, who longs for love Will run, will run The moment I think It’s found me — “You’re distant today. What happened between dinner at your apartment last night and this morning?” He’s too damn observant, noticing what I didn’t realize was even present. I battle inadequacy, a worry I’m not …