Monthly Archives: June 2015

Bedsheets and Canyons: Mostly

I know these bedsheets can’t hide my canyons, Like I know that the flatlines of this silence Will never cover the peaks of all this static. Like I know you’ll never hear the high pitch hum That robs me of … Continue reading

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We Came Back

We waited, Counting the measure of time on bated breath. Holding it even though we knew better. But still, waiting. Looking for a sign. Or maybe looking for hope. Somewhere in the breadth between now and when When she’d come … Continue reading

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Long Way Home

I’m building great stone walls to catch every happy little blue jay. I want them to understand what I know, That every day is like a game of catch between you and the wall. It’s the only sport I’ve ever … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned of Saints

We’ve built our churches Upon nails and locked gates. The blood on our door posts Comes from all the first stones we’ve thrown. We all know that whore wouldn’t have made it We all know Jesus was just kidding. He would … Continue reading

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Word: Metanoia

Metanoia/ mɛtəˈnɔɪə / noun 1. change in one’s way of life resulting from penitence or spiritual conversion.

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May This Journey End Soon

Today, I received a wonderful care package in the mail from my family. It was filled with stuffed animals, artwork from the kids, Father’s Day gifts, bacon flavored sunflower seeds, a classic film, and so much love. I haven’t seen my … Continue reading

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Identity Crisis: Know Thyself

“I do understand. Years ago, even before Sen. Elizabeth Warren was exposed for identifying herself as Native American (which she is not), I believe I was the first person in the world to assert that transgender activism by Chaz Bono … Continue reading

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