Gift of Life

Don’t you think it would be nice If life could be: Wrapped up, Made pretty, Topped-off with a fancy bow? Though that probably won’t happen In your life or mine Life is still the greatest gift Any of us will ever find To unwrap To tear through To savor The gift of life Inside


Now’s a good time A great time to get lost Lost in the music The pages of a book Lost in memories A favorite recipe to cook Lost in a project A purely creative space Lost in a romance In the smile on a face Lost in the woods In the salty ocean air Lost… Read More Lost


Day turns to night As night turns to day As it’s always been As it’ll always stay We take a breath in We breathe it out We hold onto hope We’re shackled by doubt Still, the sun will set Still, the sun will rise Still, a new day dawns As we open our eyes

Return to Sender

  If life had an option Like the USPS Return to Sender For these, check yes: A cold, the flu, feeling blue Bills, mortgages, taxes due Hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes too Depression, anxiety, haunting you Poverty, hunger, times of war Insomnia, nightmares, evermore Missed opportunities, Failing scores Heartbreak, death, nevermore