Always the Last to Know

A repost for National Poetry Month. I wanted to look into something original, interesting that I could share about poetry. In my quest to find a fun-fact tidbit, I learned some facts about a childhood movie, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Of course, I’m talking about the chocolate factory with Gene Wilder from 1971. [...]

Glass of Water

Stilled from inactivity,lying on the bed.A glass of water at my bedside,the only reminder             I wasn’t dead. Its grace in opposition with the person I once wasUnable to touch it,watch the wavelets dance aroundor feel droplets tickle my tongue. Alcohol, my foe,Seduced taste buds, numbed limbs,before I saw the headlights,            ultimately punishing my sins. [...]

Pause With A Few Poems

Self-Discovery I search the precipice of time An endless drop towards uncertainty Cobwebs adorn those forgotten Cling to fingers while pull from the past Cherokee drum inside my chest Reverberating in my head and ears Consistent with the footsteps in travel Vulnerable towards the elements God’s tempest slows down my ventures Pelted and bruised by [...]

For the Love of Verse!

It’s that time of year when we all connect with the beauty of words through poetry. Most people run the opposite way when it comes to poetry. Some simply don’t like it, and others feel they don’t understand it. But poetry is all about what you get out of it. Emotions it conjures up; words [...]