Love, Poetry

Maybe Someday

I think of a Maybe Someday, and it looks like late spring. Sunny and warm enough but not too hot. A breeze that you can’t even notice, but that keeps you comfortable. Everything is easy like that. It looks like a lake, probably one that you know well. Maybe Someday is distant, but not unimaginable.… Continue reading Maybe Someday

Blog, Love

Awake together, alone together

I’ve been up all night already and only now are you settling into my mind. Unusual. Where have you been, love? I’m sure you’re asleep. You’re resting up for another day, another end to another week. You’ll stand up tomorrow and I will eventually cross your mind. Something will remind you that I belong there.… Continue reading Awake together, alone together

Love, Poetry

Two Trees

It all stems from similarity, familiarity. Roots deepen with admiration. Growth emerges from moments of shared quiet and the coveted laughter that falls like sweet fruit between us. It doesn’t take much extra care for us to flourish, only some kindness and a little time. I just wish we were in a place to immerse… Continue reading Two Trees


Summer Storm

Heat lightning turns to the real thing, just a little ways north. But straight up, neck craned to the sky, I can still see the stars. Just like that, I’m back in the driveway with my head on your lap and your fingers tracing promises through my hair. Even though it’s been years, these showy… Continue reading Summer Storm