The sheer size
of life cradles us
to the point of defeat.
Are we the child that
asks endless questions
with sincere curiosity?
Or, are we the fish,
content in its universe
oblivious in a lake,
until new limits are set,
new perspective appearing
as real as the hook in its cheek?
If you really magnify
something deemed solid,
you soon discover that,
what seems to be,
are actually loose particles
held together by hope.
is connected to something,
and something reaches into infinity.
So, to suggest that this must end here
is the real absurdity.
These first days of October have definitely been grim,
no one can quite understand anything that’s happened.
I’m sure, like most, I don’t know all the right words to say,
but I know we need to show each other more kindness,
“Do you think they can see me?”
I ask myself.
Of course, they can.
They have two eyes and you’re right here.
Alive and breathing still.
Continue reading Disappearing.
Was it still night?
There was no instant
way of knowing this.
Despair tried to sidle
in, cooing, “Look at all
you could have done.”
Continue reading Ruby Embers
We walk on eggshells
Tiptoeing through bars
Pronouncing each and every vowel
Dotting our I’s and crossing those T’s
Otherwise someone might become accusatory
Continue reading Cracked Emotions
My mind is indefinable, like
the wind spoke about the sea.
Shadowed thoughts twitch to a smile,
laughing, as the knife goes in so deep.
Continue reading A Muddled Mind.
There are moments when I am dry
Isaiah’s valley of bones could’ve tossed me a stone onto my desolate desert soul
I do not always produce life
Sometimes instead of water, salt pours out of me – rushing like faucets
It’s not always healthy Continue reading MY DESERT TERRAIN – Victoria Angelique
Listen to the hum.
The thought of speeding
down a side street
to beat a red light.
The wishing away.
The fear to face the truth.
The thoughts collected in
the blink of a traffic light.
Recognize your true reflections.
Continue reading Red Light Special.