Leaking through the cracks in your story Dripping through your broken smiles Dreams Faded Motionless Jaded That normal life You thought you got Is not Will it get better someday? Will the underlying problem go away? You lost you What to do? Dear friend, are you okay? — About the poem It’s kind of amazing […]
What’s in your heart? Find a way to feel it What’s pounding to be set free? Find a way to let it out Don’t yoke the words With a thousand thoughts What’s in your heart? Say it — About the poem It is so fun to just get up in front if the microphone and […]
How much of my life is real? The stories I tell Are they fiction, mystery, fantasy They seem so real But then I wonder Did they actually happen to me? — About the poem: This is a photo from my beloved Cherry Creek Library. I grew up in the neighborhood. My sister and I are […]
Can’t handle the truth? Is that true? – About the poem: First, I think people can often handle the truth much better than a pack of lies or more slippery, a convoluted effort to avoid the truth. I’n not saying you should say whatever you think to everyone, but in intimate and work relationships, […]
Tea is the only language We haven’t lied in The only one We both understand. More tea? — About the poem: All I can say is that when you are trying to manage relationships cross-culturally, with different language, gender, age, and backgrounds, sometimes language just isn’t enough. And sometimes, tea is. Thank goodness.
Why won’t you talk to me? Do you fear that I will see That who you are Is not who you pretend to be? Do you think withholding words Is like withholding sex? Do you have to protect your feelings Like your chastity? Hey, no one ever got pregnant Over the phone […]