Gypsy Goddess

Gypsy Goddess

You’re a gypsy when it comes to life and love… what with your crazed desires your lofty ideas your wild push and pull ~ your wandering essence knows no rest. Your feet are forever on the ground, ensconced in the finery…

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Happy Mom’s Wine Club

Happy Mom’s Wine Club

Drink wine: Wine is classy Smart moms drink wine Exhausted moms drink wine If you wear slippers and pajamas, then it’s cute There are detractors, of course, including: When did it becomes acceptable for mothers to drink every night? If you…

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resentment

resentment

why did you give me all of these memories without an intention to give me your heart fully. or maybe i had your heart but rather you did not have mine. it was there but not held the way i would…

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Brísingamen

Brísingamen

My fire at your clavicle—I balance above milk. I was broad and fair—longingly I looped my maiden’s neck. Men wrote me off as worn stones—stripped me of my name. A vast leg of amber—lost to time’s cold reduction. **** He wanted…

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I Want to Die a Suffragette

I Want to Die a Suffragette

  Recently, in one of my history lessons, we started a new topic which was about suffragettes and the movement they created. First of all, when I found out we were doing this subject, I got very excited as I have…

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Stephanie’s Station

Stephanie’s Station

Stephanie’s right hand was stuck inside the door of a baby blue Lexus. While she was in no pain—that would come later—she couldn’t wiggle her fingers. She worried they’d no longer be three-dimensional once the door opened again. In the front…

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My Cousins, They Would Kill You In Wicklow

My Cousins, They Would Kill You In Wicklow

Get away from me Leave me to the rain Your soul, your pollution scatterer (all you know) I pack my dirty clothes and skip out the front door (it only took a few seconds) Twenty minutes to the center of town…

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She Gives Me Life

She Gives Me Life

“Non-existence I call the beginning of Heaven and Earth. Existence I call the mother of individual beings,” Tao Te Ching. It had been sweltering hot all day, in the hundreds the radio said. I didn’t see much of the outside as Mama pulled down…

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