Reasonable Facsimile

Reasonable Facsimile

  were a reasonable facsimile. Closer inspection revealed Your leaking battery and rusted springs Plastic painted to resemble flesh And an old watch ticking in place of a heart.   Factory-made.     Wind you up And you smiled You danced You sang...
In the Aftermath: GRIEF

In the Aftermath: GRIEF

The person you loved—maybe more than you ever loved anyone before—and who loved you just as much, is gone from your life, never to return. Of course you’re grieving. But wait a minute, you tell yourself. You shouldn’t be grieving because you...
Feeling Crazy? Unstable? Unhinged?

Feeling Crazy? Unstable? Unhinged?

If you weren’t “crazy,” unstable or *borderline before you were involved with an abusive manipulator, chances are good that you aren’t now. But after being blamed and called crazy by the abuser, disbelieved by family and friends, and perhaps...
Love Not Bombs: LOVE BOMBING

Love Not Bombs: LOVE BOMBING

You’ve finally found “the one.” Your relationship seems otherworldly, and your emotional high is so high it feels as if you’ve taken a potent, euphoria-inducing drug. You believe you’ve found your soulmate and can’t believe your good...
Into the Mirror… and Out Again

Into the Mirror… and Out Again

  Psychopaths know they have to hide what they truly are in order to win your heart. A psychopath knows you would not want anything to do with him or her if they didn’t. And when they’re trying to trap you, who do they pretend to be? You. That...
Who Dares Conquer?

Who Dares Conquer?

  A short poem, by me for you!   Who Dares Conquer   Slumbering, We stand within a dream Above Below And nothing in between Alone amidst a distant place, Our backs are turned to beauty And to grace. Before accepting Of defeat Let wonder slip Between...