• Poetry

    Chasing Sunset

    snow on Kansas plainsspeeding  speeding  speedingtemps drop 40on the cusp ofColoradocold turnstile windmills insouthern windsbirds catch winged turnsangle up + dodging truckstails and spots dot eyes assun sets westwe drive into the never-endingspeeding  speeding  speedingroad gold + pink momentbreath of glow underwisping cloudsover farmhouses nestleoutlines of pines framingskylines + blind eyesglaring glances of timespeeding  speeding  speedingshifting day into night

  • Poetry

    retro-migration

    retracing ancestral stepsI find my signature written across the world I am the ancestor of myself inside me before I knew this name I lived in New Zealand on ancient Maori totems my eyes are carved Hindu statues of Bali laugh when I approach recognizing an old friend inside Bandelier cliff dwellings a fire burns welcoming me home in Nepalese temples the stones  call to me in dreams Indigenous Peoples cave paintings  my hands ache I look in wonder at what I created  only forgotten I cannot see until I step outside the continent of me In soil, water and blood I reflect forming a new once again renaming myself…

  • Poetry

    Bangkok Morning Reflection

    After a long night of drinking So much more than I ever do But I am determined to be different in my habits from now on — Drinks filled with pomegranate + starfruit + vodka Tasted so sweet on my jetlagged tongue smiles + laughter shared the 4 of us under the rose apple tree as bats flittered by chaotically and a toad hopped on cobblestone The glow of the light blue pool reflected the evening damp patio where we sat Under a green umbrella rain water dripped from edges upon my bare shoulders Many hours later when the rain stopped and the birds went silent We wandered out of…