Presence

Inspired by my wonderful students. I am blessed. ūüôā Blueprints for time travel¬† Children's contagious laughter Surfing memory¬† Replicating novelty Presence perpetuates¬† Image taken from Pinterest  

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Metrics

Alcoholic millionaire Another fine seasoned scotch Soon returning home Bowling pins on sidewalk Unknowingly almost struck -- Addicted to scales Fluctuating through the day Sacrificing health Gravity's affirmation Identity's lethal weight -- Ten thousand follows Mindlessly preached mindfulness Business prospers Completely disconnected Grave digger attached to shovel -- Some things money can buy Possessing sugar … Continue reading Metrics

Words

Words filter in, they go Others replace them, also fading Eventually They stick After arranging and re-arranging Themselves  Floating, dissipating, re-emerging  Fragmented  Put back together until  They evolve  Into destiny Separate points  Connected without touching  Enveloping unity between  Parallel dreams  Space filled-- creating This poem  Photography by Manjari Sharma

Currency

Swaying effortlessly  Coaxed by merciful winds  On Rainbow surfboard  -- Rejuvenating  Metronome of cicadas  Awaiting nightfall  -- Ripples serenade  Indefatigable  Fish scales shimmering -- Unseen galaxy  Reflects ocean's abundance  Azure currency  Image taken from ALK3R 

La Matadora

I found myself fidgeting I tried to resist What for? Bound so tightly In your lasso Ensnaring eyes Yet willingly I'm yanked along A mellifluous hypnotist One of many enamored cattle¬† Herded for the slaughter¬† -- A cowgirl getting what she wants In her lasso Suffocated more and more¬† A seductive smile Tattooed to all … Continue reading La Matadora

Gifts

Why deny a nice meal Do I need to Wrap that salmon with A pretty ribbon Would you prefer Roaches squirming Peacefully Salmon rain from the sky Accept it You're your own Umbrella deflecting Gifts so golden Rejuvenated Tickled by each drop Image taken from https://journal.amberjack.com/2016/08/the-place-where-it-rains-fish-in-honduras/

Concealed

Lost while lingering Fragmented By an irresistible scent  Coming from behind  Your concealed garden In a snow globe  Inseparable From solution Not fading Yet birthing Beautiful Snow flakes  Concealed  Will thaw   Frozen petals  Anchors released  Image taken from Pinterest

Tailor

Extremely pleased, staring into the mirror, The new suit felt perfectly snug.¬†Another piece of armor concealing his truest self. Unsure of who or what he was staring at, but so enamored with the reflection staring back. Able to travel¬†to a new place at the whim, but never able to feel comfortable in the¬†hour before his … Continue reading Tailor