Poem: Wolf Howl (and the back story)

Watch any movie about an accident, and good cinematography will play the scene in slow motion. This is what it felt like as I sailed through air. I was aware of everything – the feeling of weightlessness before I landed, watching my dad drive away, believing he’d never know I was gone and I’d be lost forever.

A poem about Emily Dickinson, plus a few more

I’m in my third semester of a creative writing class at my community college, which has been great for not only helping to improve my novel writing, but expanding the kinds of writing I’m doing. Poetry is one of these bonuses.


“The river needs to take the risk of entering the ocean because only then will fear disappear…”


Small I am but a small grain of sand lying in a deep cave under a vast ocean rising and falling by the power of the moon which shines brightly through the night in a cloudless sky covering the earth in a mighty galaxy of an endless universe residing in the very left corner of …

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Love Day poem, just for you <3

Happy Love Day to all of you! Don’t have a Valentine? You can be mine. Here’s the title poem of my poetry book, “Everything I Am Not Saying,” from me to you. (Click on picture to expand)

Brittle Leaves, a poem

The other day I showed a co-worker my new poetry book, Everything I Am Not Saying. She noticed I dedicated it to “Connor”, and wondered who that was. I told her he was my third child who died just a few months before he was supposed to be born. She and I connected over our …

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New poetry book released!

***ANNOUNCEMENT*** Everything I Am Not Saying, my book of poetry, is now available for sale at Amazon and Barnes & Noble! With this book, I completely recommend getting the print version because, in my personal opinion, it’s a work of art. 🙂 But the eBook is a nice, less expensive way to read it, as …

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