The seas could stop us

I kept you in my pocketSafe and warmFrom the frigid, destructive seas Their words shoutedHarsh and coldBut you never heard a wave A hinge shifted underneath usNew and troubledAfter the world turned upside down You fell out of my pocketUnprotected and vulnerableNo longer under my influence You cried that I had left youAbandoned and motionlessBut … Continue reading The seas could stop us

Dicey sea

The dice rolled a sixty-three.We all cheered as you rose with your smile.You waved like we all shared the same happiness.But in reality, it was only for you. The dice rolled a twenty-seven.The crowd went silent as I stepped up.I was so close yet farther than the sky.To help, they tied cement shoes to my … Continue reading Dicey sea

Powerful small words

My mind buzzed over and over in a spiral. Lately, nothing had gone right in the writing world. My blog was floating above the water. I hadn't been able to work on my novel or short stories in a while. My critics gave me the same reply: "good, but not good enough". Because writers could … Continue reading Powerful small words