I. I was once told the way I love was “too much.”I didn’t understand.Was the love too deep? Too needy? Too obsessive?Did I give too much, or not enough?How could I feel so inadequate, so “not enough,” and still be called “too much”?So there is a loneliness in the way I love.A fearfulness, now.A worry … Continue reading Love and I: A Poem in Three Parts
Loving you is like loving an animal half-tamedLearning patience when you leave, always wishing that you'd stayAlways careful not to push, always letting you lead the wayYou wild thing, youSo kind and sweet and gentleBut always so afraid My love for you is tender, but it burns in constant flameCraving every secret brush of touch, … Continue reading Wildling
[Original post date unknown] When your heart is being ripped into a million pieces, and there’s nothing you can do about it, what keeps you holding on? To what? Well, to life. To hope. To love. To all the good stuff, even though all the bad stuff is taking over right now. I have friends … Continue reading What Keeps You Hanging On?