A December Night

May 24, 2013

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That December night When the soft snowflakes refused to cease And the city streetlights glimmered off the dark pavements Was when you caught my eye From across the holiday decorated room Through the tangled maze of strangers My curiosity tempted me to Discover the name behind that smile I can still remember the words That […]

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Your Mistake

March 14, 2013

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You let the little flaws Blind your eyes From the beauty of what could be You let the rules of society Determine how your heart should beat Instead of letting it feel the adrenaline rush You let your enduring fears Take your dreams captive Without a feasible ransom You let the mistakes of yesterday Constrict […]

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A Love Story

January 3, 2013

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To call it home would be a mistake for the word does not match the story that plays violently inside A story that was not meant for a young child to watch but sadly she had a front row viewing Through the years the innocence of her eyes and ears has been a victim of […]

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Just As Beautiful

October 24, 2012

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I can’t change everyone’s mind and convince them to Vote No on the Minnesota Same-Sex Marriage Amendment but I can only try. I wrote a poem that I hope will inspire others to believe in equality. (As a side note, this is not a “coming out” poem; I’m unfortunately forever doomed to be attracted to […]

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A Puzzle

October 24, 2012

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It comes in a white box Not a splatter of color Nor a single scratch For all you know puzzle pieces sit inside the exact number remains a mystery You gently slip off the cover To see pieces in all the colors a mind can imagine Some darker than others Some more exquisite than others […]

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A Secret World

September 10, 2012

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This poem is inspired by my daily trips on public buses through inner cities. A secret world many forget of Its existence often lost under the city lights But only a minute’s trip it takes to revive it Standing at the corner of the street I dread catching the bus from the corner of my […]

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My Dreams

August 25, 2012

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“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” ― Paulo Coelho If someone were to ask me why I’m not chasing after my dreams, my response would be because I’m too scared. A foolish answer many would say but to say I lack a dream would be […]

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