For the Women I’ve Lost

Nothing scares me. I’ve built my house around those who haunt me. Brick and mortar rises tall—a keep. The older I grow, so does my fortress. Soon, I’ll be left alone to revel in my ghosts in peace. Soon, I’ll be left alone, where I belong. Soon, I’ll be happy in spite of mourning. Soon,Continue reading “For the Women I’ve Lost”

For My Niece, Brand New Today

Dear Morgan, The world is enormously tragical, but within your brand new deep wondering eyes, I see all the beauty— every miracle that is, and ever will be. What omnipotent being exists who is pure as a sweet babe fresh from the womb? Morgan with immaculate heart, springtime flows through your veins— from baby’s breathContinue reading “For My Niece, Brand New Today”