Category Archives: Talking to the Flame

The Beginning of Goodbye – A Poem

I thought I would feel sadness or discontent. I thought I would be depressed or sad that part of my life had ended here. However, all I experienced was a sense of rightness, the thrum of gratification running though my … Continue reading

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The Princess of Disks – A Poem

This is my last offering for Pay It Forward 2015! It’s a poem I’ve written for the lovely Erin Dowe, who is awesome and fabulous.   The Princess of Disks   When I first met her, I thought she was … Continue reading

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Yuletide Star – A Poem

When I think back on Yuletide from my past, I remember this light that sat above the tree in the shape of a star. However, when I took the star down to grab hold of that light, it would elude … Continue reading

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A Symphony of Us – A Poem

When I talk about you, My thoughts are stars, filled with wishes. They rise up to the sky so that everyone can see how beautiful you are. When I think about you, my words are lights, keeping away the darkness … Continue reading

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Magician of Magnitude – A Poem

This is my newest Pay It Forward offering, a poem for Susan Irwin. I hope you like it Wonder Mom.     Magician of Magnitude    When I was young, I thought she was filled with stars. She seemed to … Continue reading

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A Gift of Change – A Poem

I was sitting by the pool when she approached me. The sun had gone down and the darkness of night had come upon us, lit only by the twinkle of stars, interspersed throughout the sky like diamonds. “Would you like … Continue reading

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Peaks and Valleys – A Poem

When I look inside of myself I am standing on top of a mountain. I can look back at every step I have taken. Each step is marked with a small white stone and they shine in the sunlight. I … Continue reading

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