My Story

β€œWell, I wish there was something I could tell you, other than to get lots of sleep and laugh more,” my doctor said light heartedly. I’ve felt sick since age 13, been to doctor after doctor, and dared to hope that this endocrinologist I waited all summer to get in to might tell me a different story.

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Poem: Ocean Eyes

-ocean eyes-   the ocean in your eyes: depth and sadness, love and defeat rivers of my soul, they flow into you. broken through, are the dams of my mind floodwaters rising – darling, I can’t help it everything ends in you.     a. b. martin

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Poem: Moments In The Sky

There exists in time Those beautiful few moments In the sky.   Where the timing is just right… The planets have aligned Those moments just before Day or night consumes.   There is the inhale Of the dawn Where the sun rises to greet The sky who waits in anticipation.   And the great exhale […]

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What Your Friend With Chronic Illness Wishes You Knew.

Wow, we are just a few short days away from Christmas! Can you believe it? This year I’ve really been thinking about and working on peace. In our western culture, everything is so fast paced and rushed, particularly around the holiday season. I’m realizing that more and more, especially because I work in retail! I […]

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Poem: Next Memory.

Fixed on a future that can’t be ours, I’ll listen to my heart like a broken record And you’ll slip into the dusty horizon Where time and desire fade into intangibility… A dreamers love was always doomed. Doomed for heartache, Doomed for failure. You’ll pass out of sight but never Out of memory. I know […]

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Poem: Saturday Morning

Just be. Just be with me. Love me like a Saturday morning… Because what could be more pressing Than your lips against mine Hand in hand Leading me to nothing whatsoever. Look into my eyes Like there’s no where else You’d rather be. There we can get lost As the minutes turn to hours And […]

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Poem: Purple Sunsets

I’ve never chased men Only sunsets That’s how I knew… You were different from the rest. Whenever I encounter your soul I’m immersed in the same feelings Before only known from witnessing the exchange of The fiery sun bidding farewell to a sky Blushing in purple. I’ve never known another That wields such magic . […]

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