When your soul is touched you feel more alive to the world. More open. More connected to yourself and everything around you. These poems come from my soul, in hopes they might touch yours.

Here are a few favorites:

A Winter Poem

“Every year they let go of
exactly what everyone says
is most beautiful about them
to save their own lives…”

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What To Do After Voting

“Pledge your allegiance
to the mother down the street
whose kids have grown out
of their summer shoes again…”

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Permission to Lose Interest

“How quickly
I abandon my enchantment, like it’s
a grenade about to bloom or a great eye
opening…”

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Pandemic Poems

As COVID locked us down and distanced us from the people we care about, I wrote a few poems to help me process what was happening.

Meanwhile

“Meanwhile the world’s still doing spring
like nothing’s happening…”

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Surrounded

“Look how this wilderness
swept in around us—
while we slept,
while we paid the rent,
while we ordered another round…”

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A New Practice

“To not be able to move
my body towards the scared,
the lonely, the grieving…”

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Wedding Poems

We wanted our wedding ceremony to be a gift not only for us, but for our community. These poems are part of that gift.

The Space Between Us

“Don’t try to give me
all of yourself—
as if you would, as if
the wilderness that bears your name
is yours to give….”

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Vows to the Mystery

“You will know
the Springs of life,
when the hidden seeds
of your deep longing
finally push their first shoots
into the light of your days…”

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Take a moment to click around. Find a poem that speaks to you on some level. Spend a couple minutes with it. And shoot me a message to let me know what you think.