Category Archives: Poetry

If Hell Holds a Promise…

Healing is not for the faint of heart. It’s a contract built on a vow to harness and clutch only at ironclad strengths. Continue reading

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Phoetic February: Missing You

February 14th was changed forever for Indigenous communities 28 years ago. While we still share in acknowledging and celebrating love, we also use the day to recognize and memorialize our  mothers, daughters, sisters, cousins, aunties and grandmothers lost to us … Continue reading

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Phoetic February: Wooden Larceny

Remember that time You trimmed the thickened branches A hostage was claimed Little game of tit for tatForgotten loss; willow’s gain RL #haiku #tanka

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Phoetic February: Sunday Moody Sundays

It’s been about a month’s worth of thoughtful weekly beginnings. Something in the air… change, newness, the call of Spring? I don’t know. I do know each one gave me something personal; something not quite typical… Heralding Hues Waning assurance?Maybe … Continue reading

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The Point

Life is never easy, not really, and not for anyone, and especially if you’re a person of color living within a colonized country. It honestly feels like we’re always living in an ongoing classic movie. The underdogs fighting the Borg, … Continue reading

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Soul Tuning Jealousies

🎶 While all my angst gently weeps… 🎶 I must surely have been a singer in a former life Feeling so deeply, too deeply, too deeply the depths of all notes as they resonate through my now abject humanity The voices that … Continue reading

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Indigenous Prayers – Poetic Haikus In Motion

Softly she enters The prayers of her music Ancestral healing RL ——————————————– A bold soul dances Rejuvenating spirits The grandfathers smile RL ——————————————– Ethereal calm Calling to the grandmothers Replenishing gifts RL ——————————————– A Warrior’s heart Gifted reverent power A … Continue reading

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Let’s Call it, “Phoetry”

Blossoming Love Showering her gifts To all who pay her homage Sweet, pink abundance #cherryblossom #windshield Warrior She was still and sang Calmly embracing her peace As the hawks circled #mourningdove Hiding in Plain SightLuminous greetings As Luna peeks through sunlight … Continue reading

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Capturing Spring, an Ode to Grace

It’s a beautiful thing, watching our yards convert and conform to the winding of the world.  I think this is the real new year in motion. It inspires my hopes for personal growth in a good way, in as much … Continue reading

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She Sings Me Peace

So this sweet little miss visited me the other day… Subtle little friends Warming the gloomiest days Love’s slyest bounties Haiku She sang me his blues One flying monkey, fallen Washed out on new shores Vindication realized The music of … Continue reading

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