Who We Ought To Be

Who We Ought To Be

I just read an article entitled, “Why Do Smart People Do Foolish Things?” You can read the article at this link (https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-smart-people-do-foolish-things/). Recently, it occurred to me that accomplished, intelligent...
Can I See You As You Were

Can I See You As You Were

Can I see you as you were And not as I wanted you to be? If reality conquers expectations Will you still be you? And will I still be me? As today prevails over yesterday Scars remind us who we are- When memory is rewritten And you are you and I am me I want to know a...
To My Daughter

To My Daughter

To my daughter— You are lovely and fragile In the best way possible Falling apart at times Is part of life I have watched you crumble From time to time Only to rebuild yourself And welcome the promise of A new day We are all much, much more Than what we see And what...
What Should I Say to Madness?

What Should I Say to Madness?

What should I say to madness? He is calling to me now Should I implore him to remain? Or, break away somehow? What should I ask of madness? He is waiting at my door Should I question his intentions? Or, give into him once more? What should I beg of madness? He is...
Let’s Not Just Remember

Let’s Not Just Remember

Let’s not just remember Midnight airplane rides And vows in empty spaces Where no one else did seem to matter Or nothing else did anyway Let’s not just remember Restless hands across a table Or ramblings on a chilly night Where nothing else did seem to matter And no...