Poetry series: flickers, florals and heartbeats

    It's 10:42 pm and despite being beyond exhausted, I am at peace. I am alone more often than I'd like, but I have the brightest, warmest love of all. My hope is the flickering candle on the far side of the room. At a distance but burning with reassuring intensity. Oh, to love [...]

Better than before.

  The other day I asked my partner what expectations he had when we first came into our relationship and I loved his answers. Even though we don't make a habit of talking about the past, preferring to discuss the present or what's to come, we'll occasionally fall on the topic. He said that he [...]