“Why are you single?” A question I’m asked often, drawn from generations of perceived obligation and the illusion that a partner can complete you. It’s a question laden with curiosity… sometimes ignorance, but mostly concern. We view singlehood as a path not consciously chosen, so I felt it necessary to mention why I currently opt…Read More
A reflection of my most loved albums of 2018 Atlas: Year 2 by Sleeping at Last (Ryan) As a lover of our shared humanity, this album encompasses for me this realistic ideal, breaking down in Ryan’s words, ‘the origins of the universe and life within it.” This album shuts out the noise in its simplicity and…Read More
One liners on my top 9 of 2018… Avengers | Infinity War was a captivating challenge, an intense emotional conclusion that left me pin-drop silenced by what felt like the most humane marvel ending yet. In this easy but risky action, Liam Neeson is the commuter, a regimented, structured loyalist is enticed on a train ride by a woman…Read More
Two of a Kind is a reflective, minimalist piece that follows the conclusion of a relationship. To purchase the single please click hereRead More
Love is finding someone whose ‘crazy’ resonates with yours.
You never loved me. You only loved what I could give you. So I gave… my time, my money, my career, my friends, my name… the last drip-drop of my sanity. I gave till I had one thing left, and I gladly gave you that. I… I never loved you. I loved the idea of…Read More
I Know My Soul by Claude McKay 1889-1948 I plucked my soul out of its secret place, And held it to the mirror of my eye, To see it like a star against the sky, A twitching body quivering in space, A spark of passion shining on my face. And I explored it to determine…Read More
Grown girl, you downed & drowned those false sensitivities, Constructed a door between your heart and the world. Guarded the very thing that was once one toned & fragile… Now a tapestry of different shades of red and ductile threads, handstitched together to mend and heal. There was a time when all were welcome. Now…Read More
Enveloped in the scent of gardenia gardens & spiced apple pie was a handwritten note that read, “I promise you a night to die for.” Upon her arrival, he delivered as promised, With a noose around her neck. She wanted to love him. He wanted to love her. But if she was not going to…Read More
What took centuries to forge, took Earth-Mother seconds to spirit away, leaving behind stone & shreds of recovery, giving humankind a chance to build anew.
Isolation soon became him. Doors wide shut. No entry, no exit. Forced out and apart on rare occasion to quench his drink thirst. Camouflaged trench and drink thirst spiked, he approached the iconic outback pub. Rough as guts, full of hard-looking characters with gold for hearts… He took to his usual seat location. Five-second immediacy to the bar and gents,…Read More
There was a rancid stigma tiptoeing in the background; a populated injustice I had no direct evidence existed. It was by oath, visual and word by others that I’d come to learn of it. Never had it appeared before me in black and white; only in debatable greyish hints with specks of secondary colour. I’d…Read More
We were wed in purgatory, a pair denied entry to heaven and hell