Ode to My Son

I would volunteer to saw myself in half On your account. The resistance against the flinching To lessen your pain I’ll swallow. It started there at the beginning- As you made your way into the world, Forging me into a warrior, Preparing me from that first dawn Into a samurai equipped to bow down For … More Ode to My Son

Fifteen Next Month

After the hour has passed when I sat beside her for support while others informed her that Home is no longer an option,   She requested I take her outside Twenty feet as far away as she could get from the air-controlled stone buildings housing room, school, and treatment Meds in the morning, drum circle … More Fifteen Next Month