Lit Poetry

i drench myself in moonlight and pray for an extra piece. i find balance in a stranger, in a scream, maybe one day in silence. november won’t last forever,...

While my friends, all beautiful with diamond promises on their left hands, live out overflowing love and beginnings, I’m here in this empty, secret, overgrowth...

Maybe in another life we were there Waking to a new sunshine Looking up at a different set of stars Just you and me Maybe there we were...

Pink and blue. Electric blue, like your running shoes. I say your feet are smaller than mine and you smile. It is tinsel. Daisies. You blush every time. You are long, strong,...

This is a reverse poem, meaning it's to be read down first to reflect one perspective, and then back up — line by line,...

Count your calories and record what you eat every day; you should be eating 6 servings of fruit and vegetables for optimal health; you...

I awake in tears, crying for the things I want to do for you. Crying for those things I cannot do for you. My flaws more evident this morning than...

The year cancer floods my grandfather’s lungs I unspool myself on the dinner table and let my body decay in the open air I wring my hands...

In my dream she is a baby still, cradled in my arms, sheltered from any harm that might come her way. As I hold her, she looks up at me, and...

January 27 was the five year anniversary of the first poem I ever wrote you.  So, basically, my love for you could have raised a kindergartener...