say no to clowns

ebullient decay…

it’s not hard to see — March 29, 2017

it’s not hard to see

So for those of you who don’t know, I am married to a pastor.

I could seriously write a book about what life has been like in the last 20+ years living this reality. The thing is, if I did, I would have to kill everyone first. Because changing names wouldn’t be enough.
I jest, of course!

But today, I was listening to one of my favourite mashups, and I felt the need to give a shoutout to our church families.

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for Melissa — March 14, 2017
tsunami — January 19, 2017

tsunami

(there was a time, many years ago, when I was interested in Satanism.  (I wasn’t a goth.)  I was rescued from it. It’s not something I talk about much anymore. And I’m not looking to now. But I so love this song, it perfectly captures that time of my life. This poem honestly just bled out of me…)

~*~

every colour of the distant rainbow

on the tip of time’s paintbrush

thrown against the wall of my dreams

colours thrashed together by the momentum

leaving the greyest indentation

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even when it’s turned upside down there’s no snow. (part two) — December 11, 2016
there’s no snow in our snow globe (part one) —
shoot the clown — November 29, 2016
loop pool (part two) — November 26, 2016
loop pool (part one) — November 24, 2016