Have you seen Maiden, Mother, Crone?

Watch for signs

There were signs I didn’t know enough to pay attention to too young controlling comments needing things his way the tension starting to build as the date got closer the downpour the speed trap ticket on the honeymoon yeast infection reading Les Misérables by the pool...

Searching for a Mother

I am still searching for a mother I recognize it in every email I send texts calls to women I have collected in my lifetime cheerleaders listeners huggers staying in contact with long gaps between telling hey I did this hey I did that here is the latest new in my...

Each mistake was a choice

The snow gave me clarity Deep, white, cold I lay there And I see each of them Three relationships Three lives I chased each of them Each mistake was a choice The cold numbs my regret, sadness Everything And I know I would repeat each choice There is no peace in some...

Some days you still consume me

Somedays you still consume me I no longer feel the touch that haunted me This is deep inside where you twisted all the emotions made it so my trust was so broken No one else could ever have me I would never be able to trust anyone again And in that simple reality I...

He gave me a story

He gave me a story Something to believe Something to make me feel special Make me feel like we were destiny But I had been told that story before Different but the same and told another version Different but the same And I so wanted to believe And I can’t imagine any...

She is loved and part of all that is

The falling snow lay heavy and wet on the hemlock and pine weighing the limbs pushing them toward the earth. The snow whispers to them, this is how she feels when she is sad and depressed rooted unable to move Trapped like she is held by something she can’t see...