Collections of a Written Mind

Collections of a Written Mind

    My new release, Collections of a Written Mind, is now available!!!! Collections of a Written Mind takes us back to the beginning of my journey as a poet and writer. You get to meet me between the ages of 14 and 18, as I am awakening to the gift of...

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The Gift

The Gift

Gift. Beautiful. Precious. Given without repentance. If only it was enough On its own, But it isn’t. The Gift. Standing atop stages, Lights blazing In the background. Not bright enough to outshine the gift. Much too dim to expose the dark. Much too dim. Much too dim....

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Fortified City

Fortified City

  Here I stand With gold in my hand. The sun shines brilliantly upon me, And I am Dawn’s trumpet. When my eyes open, Day begins, and No one can tell me differently. My walls can’t be broken through. Rains, winds, and storms turn away At the very sight of me, For they...

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Morning

Morning

  Morning, morning How beautiful is the sound you bring. Morning, morning The birds and the grass sing your sweet melody. The grass is moved to tears at the sound of your trumpeting voice As it declares to all that a new day is here. Triumphant is your entry And...

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But

But

  But leads to a different option, a different conclusion from the previous statement. But leads to a choice; weigh one option against the other. But leads to finality. That which is, is that which will be -- final. No empty word, but promise. But is deliverance. It...

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At the Place of Your Yes, I AM

At the Place of Your Yes, I AM

They lodge in what they don't understand about Me. They make their bed there, And they rest in that place. They question if I see them. They wonder if I know them. They ask if I hear them, And I do. I know exactly where you are, And nothing that is happening in your...

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The Collector

The Collector

  In glass jars, you have collected grudges. You peer upon every trespasser With eyes and lips constantly judging. Seething, never breathing, Carrying burdens so heavy You have trouble sleeping. Tossing and turning every night While every sinner against you lives...

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Foolproof Plan

Foolproof Plan

Foolproof Plan God. He is an enigma,  And we miss the beauty of His foolproof plan Every time we try to figure Him out. Put Him in a four-walled box and try to niche Him – Then still need Him to give us the language So that we can then give Him...

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Traffic Light

Traffic Light

Earlier this year, I was at a traffic light waiting for my turn to go. I noticed that the number of cars that had the green light and the right to go had decreased. I began to think that because there weren't many cars that needed to go through the light, at that...

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