marilittlebird

Austin, United States

I write to free the words that haunt me. / I play music to free the passion in my heart / I feel the joy, when I stand next you / I...

I write because I have no control not to. I choose to share my work here because I’m too much of a chicken shit to share it with the ones I love.
But slowly, I am emerging into honesty and sharing my work with the ones that mean the most, in person.

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  • Age: 38
  • Joined: November 2011

Journal

Miss you Jack...

On April 7,2016 I lost my nephew Jack in a tragic motorcycle wreck. He just turned 17 on 2.22. It was not his fault, a woman pulled into traffic, didn’t see him and ran into him. He was wearing a helmet, riding gear, had his motorcycle license and his father(my brother) was following him home for extra safety, but I guess even that didn’t matter. My brother was two cars behind him and…
Posted over 2 years – 2 comments

At first sight

Do you believe in love at first sight? / if you questioned the world, it would be divided / A pool of romantics and realists / Swimming in unknown waters / You’ve heard the stories… / Star-crossed lovers hanging on by their fingertips off a balcony / Or friends that finally fall into each other arms after much consideration and thought / But the question still stands / Love at first s…
Posted over 2 years – 3 comments

First Publish Work

“http://www.poetryinarts.org/publishing/ardent.html” / I received an email informing one of my poems has been published. I all but forgot about this submission since it was Nov. 2011. I received my personal copy in the mail the other day. THe best part of sharing the news with my better half…and he was happy for me. / I beleive this is the beginning of a new adventure….
Posted almost 6 years – 4 comments

The art of a compliment...

Sometimes I wonder whatever happened to a “Compliment”. I’ve noticed that they are often masked by a dig or clever twist of the tongue. / People think I frivolously throw compliments around, but I beg to differ. When something catches my eye, I make it a point to compliment the owner of the object that caught me. / I don’t tease them with a put down. I simply say, “…
Posted about 6 years – 2 comments

Recently Added

In your Light

How i wish / you’d walk through that door / Unpretentious and / all consuming. / Oblivious to the clouds / rays of sun drip down / To be ca…

Quilt of Stars

Your love is like a blanket, / At night, I lay beneath you / Heavy and warm, / Whispers of your name drip from my lips / A quilt interwove…

Skylar

hours turned to days, / days into months / and still the thought of you / makes me shiver / you’re like the water / that runs over m…

My charming gardener…

Not going to lie… / I hate when we say goodbye / But, then again, we never really do say goodbye, do we? / We say, I love you / I m…

I would never fall

I told myself that I would never fall / This was just for fun, / no strings to hold us down / no rules to bind our lives / then the smoke…

No promises

I turn off the light / and close the door / to that part of my heart, / I don’t speak of you / my thoughts of you / stay quiet and …

I don’t know….

If space and time were dandelions, / and you and I were seeds,

See only you

when I open my eyes / I wanna see only you / just lying there. / I wanna see the morning light race across your face / as you start to wake…

Night Sky

electricity lights the sky / the thunder rumbles in the distant

Your everything

your everything surrounds me / your words, your voice

it’ll be okay

Somedays, I could care less / the world revolves within me / life is but a blur / Or the sunshines upon me / my brown skin burns / the w…

sea to rush me

I can deprive oxygen from this flame that slightly flickers within, snuff it, / Like a swish of wind, I make a wish
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