Sorrow and loss

This morning I was looking through some of my old writings, and I came across a poem I wrote a few years ago. I love poetry but don't write it often. Not suprisingly, this poem encompasses a couple of themes that seem to have made themselves the center of my heart's work over the years,... Continue Reading →


I guess I have always loved words. I loved them when my mother read the same stories over and over to me when I was a child.  Honestly since elementary school I planned to be a "writer."  From adolescence I began taking my deepest feelings and pouring them out in poetry.  I have kept journals... Continue Reading →

Teaser: Waiting for the Sky to Fall

Following is a portion of the first chapter of the book I am writing, called "Waiting for the Sky to Fall."  Constructive criticism is always welcome.  This is a story about the transforming power of love, told from the points of view of a mother and her daughter.  The narrator of the first chapter is the... Continue Reading →

Writing my release

2 AM and I'm still awake, writing a songIf I get it all down on paper, it's no longer inside of me,Threatening the life it belongs toAnd I feel like I'm naked in front of the crowdCause these words are my diary, screaming out loudAnd I know that you'll use them, however you want toLyrics... Continue Reading →

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