Art of Love

Spin me, Turn me on your color wheel To find the right shade, The correct hue Gently set me up on your easel And spread me across your canvass Then dip your brush into the paints - acrylic - tempera - watercolors Baby, Choose what you will To color my thoughts, Because they are all of … Continue reading Art of Love

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Your Beautiful Flame

I am drawn to this beautiful flame. Staring at the flicker, watching it slowly expand -- becoming a blaze. I am drawn to the heat of this beautiful flame. Inviting the soothing coziness, waiting for it to slowly grow into an all-consuming, fiery passion. Don't I know that playing with fire, I will get burned?   But … Continue reading Your Beautiful Flame

Summer Love

She knew not to love deeply. She knew not to love long. She knew that the love they created in this space and time would be as hot and as intense as the summer heat that sweltered in her grandmother's tiny two-bedroom flat on the island. Even though their days were spent as inseparable lovers, … Continue reading Summer Love

Accept Me For Me

The following is a poem I wrote as a senior in high school. I can remember dealing with many insecurities and issues about my own self and how others viewed me. People were quick to point out what I lacked...all of my "if only you were..." I finally came to the realization that I had … Continue reading Accept Me For Me

Open My Eyes That I May See

Blindly traveling through life, I ask myself, "Isn't there a better way?" How many times shall I stumble and fumble? How many times shall I bump and bruise? My path seems so dark sometimes that I don't know where I'm going. I can't recall where I've been. But I know my eyes deceive me with … Continue reading Open My Eyes That I May See

Sound of Silence

What does silence sound like? Silence no longer sounds the same as it had before. Before, the silence was filled with so much conversation -- the nonverbal understandings -- the all-knowing glances -- the all-telling touches. But now, the silence that exists between us gets more deafening day-by-day. Now it's so long, now it's so loud. … Continue reading Sound of Silence