I wish

Hobbes, I wish That when we tried I’d been less broken And more alive. - That I’d been stronger And not that reed Bent and bruised Unsure of its own strength Or ability To grow straight and tall. - I wish that fate hadn’t scooped you up And dropped you on another continent Across the …

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Do you…

When you lie down at night Do you think of me? Does my name Cross your mind Warm your heart Touch your lips In prayer? - Do you wonder if I, too, see the moon? Or the stars Suspended in azure Since the ones In your eyes Are hidden from my view? - I wake …

I am no bird. No net ensnares me.

This may be one of my favorite quotes in the world. And it's so hard to choose just one. Being in a very authoritarian marriage, where our church preached something called "Spiritual Authority", a concept backed up by many biblical scriptures, A woman was to submit to her husband whenever there was an impasse in …