Sunrise Through the Kitchen Window

Electric melon seeping across powder blue skies in wide, reaching swaths of brilliance Back lighting the black lace of newly budded trees Transform my kitchen window into a surreal painting Fronted by a riot of orchids in bloom on the sill I embrace this offering, declaring it an omen, That today will not be another… Continue reading Sunrise Through the Kitchen Window

The Things We Don’t Talk About

I have never had a proper filter on my mouth. As a┬áspeak-now-deal-with-the-consequences-of-your-speech-later kind of girl, I have a tendency to make people uncomfortable. As a young child in the middle of my parents’ divorce, I frankly informed the principle of my school, Sister Carmelita, who also happened to be my mother’s former boss, that my… Continue reading The Things We Don’t Talk About