Minding My P’s & Q’s

For Penny & Quinn You’re growing up in a world that’s just starting to understand the importance of equality; but that doesn’t mean that there won’t be a man out there who tries to establish dominance over you. It’s an antiquated dichotomy that seemed appealing in old movies, but never in real life. Submission isn’tContinue reading “Minding My P’s & Q’s”

Ferlinghetti Has Died

Lawrence Ferlinghetti has died at 101 years old – and it has shifted my step for just a minute. My junior year of college, I took a Beat Poetry class – taught by Ann Charters – who had built a career with the likes of Ferlinghetti, Kerouac, and Ginsberg – and had become somewhat synonymousContinue reading “Ferlinghetti Has Died”

It’s Alright To Sigh | 2.5.2021

On days like todayI’d like to hide in the snowthat clings to the branches of the trees…And see who really sees me. On nights like tonightI’d like to stare at the skyand watch the stars wink at me…While the moon chases meAround my yard. When things feel like this…When I’m in the space between emotions.WhenContinue reading “It’s Alright To Sigh | 2.5.2021”