Flowers in your hair

Let me stick compliments in your head Like flowers in your hair Tack memories of your smile On a cork board behind your eyelids Dust off the bookshelves That hold your hopes and dreams And repaint that room of a skull With the kindest of colors SWD 01/2020 Here’s to a new decade. May it…

Packed Bag

Am I somewhere in your packed bag The one you keep in case of emergency Or urgency Folded neatly between your clothes Or forgotten and shoved in last minute Am I even on your checklist SWD 12/2019

Beneath the Moon

The grass was dewy And cool against my skin The wind danced away With our smoke clouds The sky was dark But scattered with stars The moon hung high Full bodied and brilliant When I kissed you Beneath her glow Spring tides were not The only waters disturbed My oceans stirred My heart rode immense…

My Restless Love

They don’t sleep much at night For their head is filled with music And beats that keep their hands busy They dance sometimes Too giddy to rest Or maybe just to fill the time While most of the world dreams But some nights they lie real still Though their eyes do not seem to close…

Write

Write until it rips your heart And then write some more Write until the dripping spout Breaks and you must pour Write about what heals your soul Write about what hurts Write about the best of days Write about the worst Write when you feel most alive Write when you feel death Write until your…

Moving In

Falling for you is like Moving into a home I’ve been eyeing for some time And wanting to paint love On every wall But I have to be mindful Of the past left in certain rooms I may have moved in With huge bags of stuff To renovate and redecorate But there is a story in…

My First Introduction

The first time I saw you Behind the counter in the coffee shop During my second week We were passing ships As I clocked out And you clocked in Days later Below the full moon’s glow On the small deck dusted with ashes Outside of your junior apartment We talked so long I forgot there…

I don’t tell you enough

You are so beautiful But I don’t tell you enough I silently admire from afar You make me so happy But I don’t tell you enough All the ways you’ve touched my heart You are so loved But I don’t tell you enough Just how incredible you are SWD 08/2019 Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash