Uttered

Unravel (click)

Unravel (click)

    I took rest like He told me to. I lay my headdown and closed my eyes as if I had not just seen all the unraveled left unraveled in the world o...
Her

Her

    The night watches her. The moon knows the color of her eyesThe street knows her footstep's sizeThe Johns know her body The dealers know her dr...
Seventh of July/ An Anniversary

Seventh of July/ An Anniversary

I dreaded seeing you again.You came on our groundsSwiftly, introducing yourself. Same grounds the boots we laced up start of shiftwere stood....
It Is

It Is

      When peace, like a river, attendeth my way;When sorrows like sea billows roll;Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say, It is well, it is ...
A Soldier's Story

A Soldier's Story

    "Hey" I looked up from a busied investigation to a man I was serving in that hour. A man with flesh rich with melanin and wisdom and experienc...
Words From a Woman With Tears On a Badge/Days after 7.7.16

Words From a Woman With Tears On a Badge/Days after 7.7.16

    I am a lover of written words. And today I despise them. For I’ve tried and tried, and they can’t in any way describe wrecking sorrow, nor tre...
Deaf

Deaf

  I was yelling with you. Yelling beside youMaybe my mouth wasn't openWide enoughAs I sat and spoke with you that dayAnd days on And with hand writ...
My favorite song

My favorite song

The destruction arrives at noon  And You are not timid nor fearful  You drew me up in armor and protection;  Promises you have always Kept And kee...
A meddler, maybe not.

A meddler, maybe not.

But if be a meddler, meddle in the places Unheard;  Forgotten;  No one else would dare; She did. She discovered, a meddler She wasn't at al...
Cracks

Cracks

      Her feet stepped in stride. Heels clicked into melody too painful for words; she stepped over cracks to get where she was going.  Back and f...
Concrete Thoughts

Concrete Thoughts

Mom wailed agony when I arrived, tears falling from her jawline. She said she didn't mean to do it. She told me she was only trying to teach him a ...
Damon

Damon

Damon** "We got live fire out here!" Lights and sirens. Breathing heavy. Radio clutter. High speed. Perimeter set, we arrived and posted up. SWA...