sadness

Ereshkigal, the forgotten one

And so it was that Ereshkigal was forgotten. Ereshkigal, Queen of the Underworld, daughter of Nammu, the Sea Goddess. Born …

Softly settling

There is a place within, Where faded thoughts Of loves lost and pain gained Rest in quiet settling. And there …

Eclipsing

The milkweed pod splits in my hands. And silky white seed tails scatter through my fingers and across the meadow. …

China Teapot

I dreamt that a porcelain wife allowed us into her perfect pink and lime green home and prepared a formal …

The waters within me

How do I let you flow? The watery tears of my sorrow, my heartbreak, my grief? Shall I reject you …

Vertigo

Tentative, Treading tenderly. Veering slightly to the left of center. Dizzy in the darkness, My brain vibrates While my neurological pathways …

Zombie Walk in October

Shuffling along a broken path, Arms swaying limply, Matted hair hanging around her face. She trudges from emptiness to emptiness. …

And I am

And I am. Carbon and quartz and heavy matter, Onyx and agate. Always alone, Stoically stone. Once ground down and …