Questions about WordPress

I’d like to think there’s no such thing as a dumb question, but in case these are, please forgive me 😉 People who manage more than one blog– for example, a poetry blog, a photography blog, and a mental health journal-type blog– is there any way to manage separate blogs in one place? Or do…

Green Eyes

You think I’m jealous of your new girl When I’m concerned about her She’s going to get her heart ripped out And I would never try to alert her I’m sure you’ve told her that I’m crazy Warnings would fall on deaf ears You think I’m jealous of your new girl Cause she’s got a…

March

Sipping on some kava teaThinking ’bout bad poetry(Isn’t it all badWhen it comes from me?) Just as wellI feel like I’m under that spellThat we callWriter’s block (make it stop) So much bottled upI wish I could spillBut the words are stuck in my chestPainfully held captive by Heart She says,I can’t share todayI just…

February 2020

Below are all of the pictures of public art that I happened to take on my last solo trip to San Francisco, in February 2020. Background: Dozens of ambulances, all perfectly lined up, headed down the freeway towards the hospital. My cousin and I had just finished cleaning up our Thanksgiving dinner, over which our…

Bread Crumbs

How many pigeonsHave you been feeding?Found her on FacebookShe’s younger than me Said you were busyNot caught up with workMeanwhile you begged herTo come by and lurk Take back your bread crumbsThey never fill meDeserve someone whoWon’t leave me hungry No need to explainStale crumbs and white liesDangerous how youBurn me with gas light Keep…

Ephemeral

I wanna hold you again. Touch you, hug you, kiss you again. It’s all I can think about. You promised to love me a million different ways, on a million different days. How could you be so hot and cold with me? I never imagined we would fall apart so soon. River valley cliffSnow melt,…

Arkquains

RoseDaisySunflowerTiger lily Bought myself flowersDon’t know what to feed them, thoughSugar, lemon, pizza dough?What do flowers eat? Well spent moneyDopamineTill theyWilt SadDepressedSo lonelyFace full of tears I thought we were friendsTurns out it was all pretendI didn’t want it to endYou made me happy Alone againHeartbrokenHopelessScared JumpScrambleRun down hillTake a deep breath Spot the waterfallIt’s…

Taking Risks

Lately, I’ve been afraid that I’ll retract back into my hermit crab shell. I’ve been trying so hard to heal, reconnect with old friends, and make new connections, but I keep inadvertently chasing people away. Some of the things I’ve been through are so intense, it’s hard to know how much I can share with…

Is This Regret?

ImagineIf you’d meant itWhen you saidYou weren’t gonna run away.Maybe we’d be sleeping overSometimes, by now.Not all the timeCause I need a lot of space–A lot more than I asked for.In fact, if I had onlyAsked for more space,Maybe none of thisWould have happened…Would you be here right now?Sound asleep…Would I still be upFrom my…

Blockade

3am feelings in poetic form (more ninettes): HeyMisterI miss youDo you miss me?Do we have to fight?It seems so dumbForgive meCome onPlease BabeAnswerTalk to meCome sit with meDon’t you get lonely?I want you hereSpend the nightMake upPeace Don’tBe madForeverIt’s not worth itWe could fall in loveUnless you lied?It felt realCome backTry