salesperson

there’s a point in every relationship when you finally get past the need to sell yourself, to show off your best qualities and virtues, and even bullshit a little about who you’re not really at all….


choose to love

when you choose to love someone you will have to reach to stretch yourself past your comforts your practiced expectations your walls and barriers. . . while they may be another part of you they are not you and must be respected as such embrace the knowns and the unknowns for nothing else defines a…


close

being nearby
can be difficult sometimes
my romantic self
wants to kiss you
hold your hand
your heart
your body
to stare into your eyes
in quiet knowing
and disappear the noisy world…


just looking

“If just looking could be so satisfying, why was I always striving to have things or to get things done? Certainly I had never suspected that the key to my private reality might lie in so apparently simple a skill as the ability to let the senses roam unfettered by purposes. I began to wonder…


time, and time again

life has a funny, yet brutal way of bringing us back to the sore spots. sometimes, they’re so well masked we didn’t know they were still doing us harm, just beneath the surface of our process of clumsily clambering for understanding and self-realization….