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self pity happens don’t fight it write it out

i know what is wrong; i can measure it by the length my brethren have walked. there is a sound i hear just before i close my eyes. i often…

What is it to be a woman?

Is it the size of your breasts? / Or the breadth of your heart?

She thinks……He knows

She thinks her shape went with the kids / and regrets not taking care of her figure / she thinks she must always cover up / he won’t find…




she had the longest hair.

Question My Existence

This is my plight with time / Gaining momentum. / This is the reason why, / I still question my existence.

You Make Me Melt

I always think of you. / I think of your energy. / I think of your mind. / I think about the way you make me feel. / I think about you in m…


Things have been changing / Things have been shifting / It started with some internal unrest / It showed as an external revolt / Like the f…

Strong, confident woman

Strong, confident woman / Why do you cower

When I was Blond

I watched him head to toe / So that I could see his face. / He saw me do it but didn’t care. / He loved my love for him.

Reflection on Christmas Giving

Christmas giving is often approached in the same way we approach grocery shopping. / How different from another approach to holiday giving …

Behind the Curtain

The curtains were heavy as she drew them closed she remained still / and waited / Turing once again toward her enemy/friend / (Mirror Mirr…

What a true friend consists of….

However… how many friends can you say you have at this very moment? / Maybe you have friends that are there for you during the reall…

Alone words; and warm sunlight shining, through t…

I. / Can you feel the alone words? / Blowing through, like fiberglass stretching / moments into long stale tears, of forgotten, / all too r…

Maria + Me – M = Aria

I find myself bemused that I have reached my own Noesis; / A secret study of the dichotomy that exists within me

That’s why I’m an indie hipster cunt

I’m an indie hipster cunt / I know it / I show it / I’m a cliché

Just For Today

Just for today I am nobody’s son, / Just for today I am nobody’s Brother / Just for today I am nobody’s Lover / Just for today I am away fr…

Noble silence

our words are dancing, / so is our silence.

Love killed me……

When the ice broke / The cracks appeared / Rapidly advancing / Until love disappeared / Sunken beneath / The frozen stream / Ice-covered …

How to refrain from swearing

If you’re reading this, then it’s pretty safe to assume you’re a despicable foul-mouthed… person, there you go look, I wanted to swear then…


It is that feeling in her eyes / As she moves towards revolution / Her poise, her presence / She holds herself defiant and courageous / A w…


If you must mask yourself or play pitiful to appear appealing, / acceptable, accessible, what happens, then, / when the authentic self app…


10,000 heart beats / away from solitude, / 10,000 resigned sighs / away from insignificance

If Life asked you to dance, would you say yes?

I want to know…..what do you ache for? / What is it that your heart longs for and desires? / Do you ever let your mind float away lik…


A man must answer / to himself

Self esteem!

Looking old today, / body’s very saggy. / You’ve covered it up well / with something dark and baggy.

man’s achievements Or self-destruction

the man’s wise / the man’s power / the man is leading / ruling / playing / achieving / fighting / defending / offending / makin…


A woman can shape-change

self protective fleeing reveals the inside of me …

shiva slipped between the crisp black sheets fixed to my pyre bed. / I fell into a snow white sleep, blocking out the seven degrees of my …

Past it !!

“You have a great personality” / they say “your beauty’s inside” / My beauty’s so far from the surface …

Manifesto For Pain Management and Self Healing

…It maybe useful to print this out for reference. There’s a lot of helpful stuff here.


Dancing upon your tastebuds with delicate ease.

Cinnamon Dust

Afterward, I sleep, and the beating red dries. All too soon, small crumbling grains fall freely like cinnamon dust. The satisfaction is d…

The Naked Wilde

While the air moves through marrow / To excite what is life

The Beautiful Person You Are

Me: I would collect all the flowers in the world just to make you smile, / Me: Maybe if you smelled them you would remember…the lovely pers…

Self Absorption Disease

I find that people consistently are unreliable and at times manipulative in my business and personal dealings. Over my life this has greatl…

Farewell to fragments beneath my skin

time, a wealth / never justified scattering / for the results in your mirror / end up shattering / i waited for your kiss / only until the…


There are many sides to me.

True Self Love…

… is a prerequisite to True Other Love.


a tender whirl, / tendrils curl

Oh Beautiful For…

There is no haven safe enough for me: / the outcast – willful, wild, as yet untamed. / All shrink away as if they might be maimed / or tain…

Prettier Than Me

I war against the mirror / My reflection staring back in fear… / They’re all so pretty, / Prettier than me

The Passion is Gone…

the words of a passionate woman healing from heartache..

The Eternity of Dreams

The almighty and final nothingness / The quietus of our soul

note to self: walmart sucks

i move the tripod SLIGHTLY to the left….BAM camera falls lens first to the cement floor!


i pray for strength of purpose, / to be freed from the need of admiration / in men’s eyes

And.. Now For Something Completely Different̷…

I’d like to introduce myself, I know most of you know me, though I thought that, since we don’t have a forum where we can get t…

Apology to the Woman on the Phone in the Airport …

Your conversation was inane, but you were so determined / To speak with your friend that second, about some recorded sermon

How now


Basic Process of Publishing a Book on

First of all, you have to become a member of That is relatively easy and self-explanatory. / has many pages with suggest…

New Religion

Love the madness of serving yourself…..


My love for you / must stand apart / and look inward

i don’t belong

they come with side effects / lots of them / dizziness, nausea, weight gain, excessive thirst / and social stigma / so it has to be me / b…

I Want to Be

A tree in the woods, / branches swaying in the stormy wind / roots digging in the soft moist earth


The current era of corporate as well as metaphysical and self-help marketing jargon have already developed new-fangled techniques to be …

Pretty as You Feel

She caught herself this morning, / Cursing at herself. / She said you’re ugly, you’re so fat, / She said I hate myself.

O Life, Give me a hug…

O Life……. / Give me a hug / O dear life…… / Give me a hug / For every pain / Offered by you……. / For ev…

Little Cabin in the Woods…

Help me! / Dramatically throw hands into air over your head,raise eyebrows. / drop hands to sides,use high pitch voice / spoken with urgenc…

The Look of Heart Ache

In the office she’s no moron, / bequeathing glances on desperate men


The things that are sent to try you / consuming your thoughts / drowning you in self-pity / you let them control your mind / Dwelling on t…


I NEED TO TAKE PHOTOS…now is a good a time as any… / in fact it is. / THE BEST TIME!!!! RELATE!!!!!!

Notes to self

a requiem mass with horses galloping / birds flying

Dangling Ankles

I sat on the edge of the world


The head fuck demons have the control…

If I Was An Activity Book

I’d be more willing to play your games. / Allow you to connect the dots in any order you please. / I’d be a beautiful spring da…

Eyes of distortion

Your skin is pale and your eyes are weak so you hold your hair back and make yourself beautiful again.

Looking Glass

When i look in the mirror / is not me I see, / but someone that everyone / sees except me.

Dog Shit Symbolism

What an amazing sack of shit.

Veils of Self Deception

Emotional detonation. / A heart laid to waste. / She screams in vain protest / as her fortress falls. / Naked and exposed, / the harsh lig…

Musings on Love

1. / Nothing creates intimacy more than the lucid articulation of feelings from one lover to another. They say action speaks louder than w…

How Many Times?

Motion slowed in feeling / The impact of each blast. / Blood seeps from wounds protrude, / Realisation is delivered fast.

The more I learn the less I know—all I know…

There is a body / lagging behind / my body— / a shore out of reach, / one world away / from the narrow perception / of bird / I have come…

Dime cat

She knows how to get her lion to roar / This she never forgets

Six Word Story 5/6: “Two self-inflicted gun…


WINNERS… Shameless self promotion

Not all of them, but some of my favourites. / Earthshots Photo of the Day / Moran Prize Finalist and Highly Commended / AIPP Silver / Roy…

Shopping Girl

No bargains and no credit available. / The shops have closed their doors….

Until the Next Time

A blank face / like a blind mirror / hiding turmoil / concealing emotion / projecting nothing / doors all locked shut.

Paul Hickson’s “Photography top tips …

Photography top tip number 1 – Always remember to remove the lens cap / Photography top tip number 2 – Any image looks good in …

Bridging the self-inflicted gap

Time ticks on… / My lips part; / tongue prepares, / the formation of a half word presents itself - / silence.

“We Lived”

…It is always said, “Didn’t she look like her self?”…

Self Portrait

Get Up!

“Just get up and dress your bloody knee.. / and balm your sorry ass…

The essence of who I am

How could I have betrayed you / denied you / been so ashamed of you / when it’s you I need / ~ that piece of me that makes me who I am

I am not pretty

Ridiculous labels do not define me

brown sugar trick

We both know I’m not that sweet

Note To Self…

Who are you? / What is your inspiration? / When you feel knocked down and out… / Where is determination? / You are braver than you th…

Speak the Truth

Speak the truth / See YOU / Live Out Loud / Be Proud / Embrace Freedom / Be true / Embrace You!

Sour Fairy Floss

She reminds me of sugar sweet fairy floss. It was like looking in a mirror to what I could have become.

a self cleansing dichotomy

Splitting the body and soul, / Into non-intersecting parts of a whole. / Inner elements in bipartion, / A mutually exclusive reflection…

Tangled Web

What a tangled web / Our mind weaves within, / Deep in the dark empty halls / Of the subconscious where / Screams and laughter / Echo off t…

The delights of dating

Miss, / Might I call you miss? / Or is it Ms? / Apparently they are two / Very different things / Sir, / Should I call you goodsir? / Or is…


One day / You walk the dog / On the beach with steel works / On the horizon approaching / Droplets of rain on your face / Shards of lifefo…

Yay You!

Favorite yourself

You Hold The Key

Unaware of the commitment / And responsibility / Needed to grow

Fixing myself begins with me…not you!

my thoughts for today.. 04/04/2012


you are / a story within a story / a picture in someone’s mind / a song in someone’s heart / a light in someone’s soul
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