Tough Love

Tough Love

  I am here to mess you up to inconvenience you disappoint you bring you to your knees.   My role is not to go along be silent and compliant to sit and watch as your leaves yellow and heart withers amidst busy days.   Instead, I rush in like a tsunami...
A Small Price

A Small Price

  The yellow smoke fills the grocery store shelves and swirls past the lone can of peas.  Outside, it blocks the sun and licks the pavement of empty streets.   I sit in my center and watch it eddy around the grimacing eyes the protective masks, the plastic...
Seeking the Gaze

Seeking the Gaze

It starts when one is young and even long before the searching, the yearning for that moment when your mother’s eyes alight on you, or your father’s gaze snaps into focus with you as its target.   Two universes connect, slide together, magnet and iron. The chest...