(when you touch me)

diamonds made of sunlight what slow sweet stardust burning wildly catastrophic my god (when you touch me)

Rufus + Regina

Honestly, it was pretty challenging loving a raccoon. They like to get in trouble, and I think they get caught on purpose sometimes, just...

For Jenn + Ryan (on their wedding day)

Love is rare and extraordinary, and we know it because when we peer out at the world around us, it’s so infrequently what we see. In the...

Birth (to Kaila)

For my greatest friend, my most immeasurable love in this life, who has now moved through the sunset into the night: I don't know much...

(the glory)

how I cared to carry you the glory I imagined in your weight how I chased the glory of carrying you all I thought it was worth the glory...

(search yourself)

fear of competing in a new class being the bottom rung realizing the reality of your privilege its infinite unspoken bounty holds back...

Surrounded by Light

The concept that we’re surrounded entirely by light and exist as it simultaneously; it seems so arbitrary, phantom-like, but that's only...

Abortion Clinic

I walked into the clinic, scanning the room. A couple comforting each other, a handful of women alone, their anxiety disturbing the tepid...

Love is...

Love is bliss, and romance and ecstasy and safety and comfort and beauty and invitation and reciprocation and open doors and social...

(with our thoughts...)

if we compare ourselves to anyone anything in this world we will always lose we cannot stand up to a belief in our own inadequacy we...

(abortion)

I never wanted you I’ve known it soundly and I still do yet something inside me chose him and your voice rang through Alive Alive Alive I...

(unbridled)

as if we could ever have cause for shame at baring that bloody beating beast of a heart that claims our chests demands we dance to its...

(a woman’s work)

the rage that fuels creation is the glory of a woman defiant and unbridled direct threat to your sensibilities just as she should be...

Gone

The love of my life is gone. Yet, she is not gone. She surrounds me and fills me, just as she always has. Each step, concrete underneath...

(death)

It comes quietly Your absence It comes silently Invisibly Yet fills the entire room Becomes the air surrounding me Cycling through my...

(all fog clears)

the wind come to find and remove the obstructions we’ve placed inside ourselves which keep us from greater and greater love the wind with...

Eternal Garden

I know we have a lot of differences. I know that. What I also know is that my soul is still a home for your soul, and this is how you’ll...

Glass, Water, and Velvet

As lovers, we leave parts of ourselves inside each other, no matter the kind of love. We gift parts of ourselves, if we find space inside...