the empress

Grief is the empress of all feeling.For it is she who draws us to depths never known before.She summons us to the warm veil we've lived behind for who knows how long,And secures us in this residing place without knowledge of the next.Grief promises to transform us,For a heart that has broken many times learns... Continue Reading →

They Die, They Return.

The walls still smell like you. No matter how much the room has changed, I still see the hospital bed there with you lying in it. You didn't want to die, I know. Was it for us? Did you give your life away for our transformation? You feel far yet close. How can I find... Continue Reading →

Sweet, Gentle Heart

Sweet, gentle heart, I see in my mind’s eye, You are warm and held, Free to release that sight. No need to hold that heaviness alone, Our souls hold hands, Our stories are sewn. This tapestry is bigger than our eyes can gaze, Our minds can hardly conceptualize, The colors ablaze. Stories of our ancestors... Continue Reading →

Everyone You Know One Day Will Die

You know that song, right? The Flaming Lips singing "Do You Realize?" Do you realize? That everyone you know someday will die. The other day in the bathtub, (where I have many of my most profound revelations, might I add), I realized that not only will everyone I know, everyone I love, die, but everything... Continue Reading →

Grief as Our Teacher

Grief strikes a knife directly through our heart, So striking, so sudden, we don't even know where to start. The immediate shattering causes us to become untamed, Out of control, wild, we hardly can remember our own name. All that's familiar seems to be so far, As if the door leading back to reality remains... Continue Reading →

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