In Tatters

  I watched you there, dancing in my skin. It hung in tatters from your delicate limbs. My bones were shattered, but I took them up again; a disaster, but it was not the end. You pumped my blood with your perfect heart. Through your veins, I knew just from the start, that you were […]

Prince of Paupers

Some comfort, done with the tragic colors. Some safety, wish I could offer you my heart to keep you, my bravery to save, I’m not using them anyway.   Long ago, I retired to a cold place. Such perfect redemption. The smile upon your face is worth another round of days. A wish that I […]

Play

I see your struggle. I see your single minded obsession, driving you to rise earlier, run longer, lift more, fight harder. Never mind the doubters and the sedentary time wasters, begging you to join them on the sidelines.  You are too busy; trying to make grades, make weight, make time. Their opposition is nothing, because […]