• Everyman

    Everyman —————— Positioning and posturing, and playing the game. Everyman longing for a place. Busy squaring-up and comparing to everyone else. Too busy for me. Too busy for you. Too busy for […]

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  • Changing

    Changing —————— Bittersweet, slow, not fast enough. Everything’s changing now. It always is, somehow… though I thought I had it for a while there. For things stood still, as they often do […]

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  • Listen

    Listen ————– To hear what is said, whether it is, or is not, is to listen. And I am still learning. For to hear, despite what I want, and to understand what […]

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  • Higher Principle

    Higher Principle ————————– Does love know right from wrong? The rational scales of justice, that weight what to give, or take? The letters of the law no judge can break, shake, or […]

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  • Still Yours

    Still Yours —————– Squirming, squawking, waking, pooping, pushing, pulling, crying, grabbing, spilling, needing more than I knew I had. Loving. For at the end of it all, you are still mine, and […]

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  • Untitled

    Untitled —————– We don’t know why some things happen. But they do. Is it us? Is it them? Is it good? Is it bad? No. It is what we make it to […]

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  • Still

    Still ————- You come, and go, in different forms. I am still here. Your spirits rise, your empires fall. Here I am. You shake up my world, I pick up the pieces […]

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  • The Warrior

    The Warrior ——————- To win or lose is not the point, for wars are greater than we know. From fighting for a reward, to fighting for what is right. From fighting to […]

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  • Go Back

    Go Back —————– That innocence. That refuge that we long for, when the growing pains set in. I tried to go back. I opened those doors. I beat that drum. I looked […]

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  • Layers

    Layers ————-   The flower buds, petals bloom, and fall.   The feather is shed.   The shell left behind.   Our beauty is not in perfection but in our growth, and layers of transformation, that slowly change […]

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  • Give Hope

    Give Hope —————–   To the least, to the last, to the lost.   We give ourselves to each other.   Wounded healers, wondering how to cope.   Living our lives to […]

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  • Give Life

    Give Life —————-   A new mission.   A new creation entrusted with me.   Through love, into love.   Something of my own to invest in this world from above.   Unprepared, I am all I […]

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  • The Fullness

    The Fullness ———————   Life, packed full. So much to do, so much to see. Every moment, something new. Every moment, busy.   But too busy, for the moment.   And too […]

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  • Know How

    Know How ——————–     I knew then what I know now;   more or less.   I just didn’t know how…   For truth doesn’t change, only we do.   In our […]

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  • Doors

    Doors —————- Oh, the trouble I’ve caused. And all the more I haven’t. I live by the scales that I long to transcend. I am a good man. Or so it seems… […]

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  • Humility

    Humility —————— The greatest among us are not made in our pride, or arrogance. As to be great is not something achieved by oneself, or for oneself. But greatness is called forth […]

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  • To Be Strong

    To Be Strong ——————— Unmovable. Unstoppable. Not because you can, but because it’s right. To find your song. To redeem wrong. Not in how you fight for it, but in how it […]

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  • Treasure

    Treasure ————— Did you get it? Do we ever? All those restless days… All those wandering nights… In pursuit of your treasure. For to ‘get’ it, or really anything at all, we […]

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  • Sticky

    Sticky ———— These things I stick my fingers in, express a part of me, that is not me at all, but a longing to break through. And these things have a way […]

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  • Deep

    Deep ———– Into the deepening I sink. The murky spiral. The silence pulling one part of me… and pushing the other. Into the listening. Chasing clarity. Where deep speaks, unto deep.

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  • See, You

    See, You ————— Creator, thank you… for me. Help me, to know myself, as you know me. To be strong, as you believe me to be. To be kind, and to be […]

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  • Untitled

    Untitled ————– Are you vitality? Are you reflecting? Are you rise, or fall? Are you chemistry, biology, psychology? Are you listening? Are you big, or small? Are you poetry? Are you anything? […]

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  • Fault

    Fault ————- What do you do with the sadness? What do you do with the loneliness? This overwhelming-ness we find ourselves in… It’s just the way the world is. Madness. And it’s […]

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  • Who We Are

    Who We Are ——————— So far away, I can’t see what you see. So different, I can’t feel what you feel. So its hard to relate with what you believe. But I […]

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  • Along The Way

    Along The Way ————————- Not all who seek, know, what they’re looking for. For somethings can’t be known until they are. But if we look for kindness, and if we look for […]

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  • Knowing

    Knowing —————- We were young. We were beautiful in our innocence. But it meant little until we knew ourselves. For we were never meant to stay that way. For that knowing changes […]

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  • Within

    “Not because of what lies beyond, but because of what lies within.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Figuring It Out

    Figuring It Out ———————— Falling down. Feeling odd. Failing. And the consequences. And struggling in all these ways, like I do. It’s hard to see them grow, learning who they are, and […]

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  • Teach

    “We teach each other, what we cannot learn ourselves.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Boy

    Boy —————— Lights arching across the horizon. Quiet but curious, to my core. Playing games amidst the wreckage. All my life left for explore. Holding on to my father’s speed. Held tight […]

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  • Risk

    “Somethings, are worth the risk.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Yourself

    Yourself ——————— In a world where we are pushed and pulled in all directions. Where others tell you what to think, how to act, who to be. For no one knows… but […]

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  • Name

    “I am seeker. I have no name. I am dancer. I will not end. I am warrior. Call me freedom.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Untitled

    Untitled ————– I have a body. I have a mind. I have a soul. I have a life.   And I am body. And I am mind. And I am soul.   […]

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  • Of Heart

    Of Heart —————— We want what we can not have, when we do not like who we are. And we chase, and we blame, and we deny. But it does not go […]

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  • Ageless

    Ageless ————— The world turns, but the Unchangeable remains. In the midst of the million pieces, Unmistakable. The presence that is and always will be, Undeniable. The ageless… Unshakable.

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  • Paradox

    “Abundant life is not only in its living… but in its paradox.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Just You

    Just You —————— You are not bent. You are not broken. You are not straight. You are just you, in progress. We all are. Bending, and breaking, and straightening, to fill the […]

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  • How

    “For all we ever really have is HOW we have it.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • In Hope

    In Hope —————- Stepping forth and forging a way where there was none. And losing the way, in all we do not know ourselves. And looking within to find some new hope. […]

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  • Happen

    “Life can happen to you. You can happen to life.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Wandering Heart

    Wandering Heart ————————– A restlessness in me pulls here and there though I know not to where. So I find myself in these different places looking for the same thing. And while […]

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  • Easy

    “Honey, our life ain’t easy, but honestly, I never hoped it would be.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • These Shadows

    These Shadows ————————— I walk through this valley, these shadows of death, home. In trail and tribulation. In the shadow of trespasses, alone. In trepidation. In the shadow of transgressions, I roam. […]

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  • Brings About

    “What creates? What orders? What produces, causes, and brings about?” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Share, and Care

    Share, and Care ————————- I carry what I can, and so do you. Quite often, you carry what I cannot, for every burden is not ours to bare. And I may carry […]

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  • Breaks

    “Where the heart wants to go, but the body breaks.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Risk

    Risk ————- Somethings ask for all that you have. Somethings will take more. Somethings will show you who you are. Somethings are just a fix. Sometimes, you won’t know a thing until […]

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  • True Wealth

    “For true wealth is not having all money can buy, but having what it can’t.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Diamond

    Diamond ——————- Bearing the weight of the world. Buried beneath all it takes to become. Our elemental, eternal journey, by heat and pressure enlightened. Forged in the alchemy of the earth. By […]

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  • Tree of Life

    “But the tree grows on filling all the earth, the tree of life, divinely sown.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • No Name

    No Name —————– I am seeker; oh, the paths I’ve taken, on my journey to take it all in… I have no name. I am dancer; who stirs life, and moves in […]

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  • Stepping Stones

    “The failures you carry that weigh down your bones. Free them from your back, and lay them down as stepping stones.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: e kreutter)

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  • Beyond the Wall

    Beyond the Wall ————————– In here, we are known and loved, we are safe from harm. Out there, beyond the wall, we don’t know… so we don’t love… so we aren’t safe. […]

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  • “Joy is a curious spirit.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: e kreutter)

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  • Chase

    Chase ————— Into the fear, the unknown frontier. Into the night, and on toward the light. Out through the wild, until you are reconciled. Until you find out who you are… and […]

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  • A Flourishing

    “A flourishing of what was, and will be, through what is.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Lose It

    Lose It ————– You can lose it. All that we hold on to, and all we take for granted, doesn’t hold on to us… as none of it is ours to keep. […]

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  • Old Soul

    “Breath deep, fresh eyes. Raw air, deep light. Old soul, young heart.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Of Living

    Of Living —————- Abundant life is not only in its living… but in its paradox. In taking charge, and in letting go. In growing self, and revealing self, and knowing self, and […]

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  • Wake Me

    “Wake me up. If I lose myself.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • But Honestly

    But Honestly ———————- Some days we argue. Some days we agree. Some days we build anew. Some days we break easy. Some days are hard to get through, but those days could […]

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  • To Lose

    “Why, am I afraid? What do I have to lose?” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Purpose

    Purpose —————- What is purpose? What equal opportunity, to add value to the world? To fulfill and be fulfilled? What is both the easiest AND the hardest thing we can do? What […]

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  • Matter Most

    “But as time wages on, those little things become the big things… that matter most!” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Uncovering

    Uncovering ———————- Life can happen to you. You can happen to life. If you only live in the happening of one, you long to live in the other. But neither is so […]

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  • Find You

    “It never gets too bright to blind you. It never gets too dark to find you.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Untitled

    (Untitled) ——————- What is the Divider? What reduces to losses, and cuts you out? What disorders? What destroys?   ————————–   What creates? What orders? What produces, causes, and brings about? What […]

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  • Feels Like

    “What it feels like. To fall. To learn. To fly.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • A Flourishing

    A Flourishing ———————— Forwards, backwards, up-ways and down-ways and side-ways. Time flows out of creation. Not as a river, but as a fountain; a flourishing, of what was, and will be, through […]

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  • The Dream

    “For the dream most beautiful, is the one only you can see.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Tree of Life

    Tree of Life ———————— In the garden a tree had grown. In that first paradise before the fall, where we were no longer alone. That has since given way to the ways […]

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  • Within

    “Love is not out there. Love is not anywhere else. Love is within.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Wealth

    Wealth ————– There is a pit that we spend money on, in the promise of greater treasures. But the price to dig deeper yields no end to its enchant. And there we […]

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  • Stepping Stones

    Stepping Stones ————————— Ye bearer of many loads… The failures you carry that weigh down your bones. The faults, and fear of the unknowns, becoming your identity… Fear not, for they are […]

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  • The Answering

    “Where your only guide is the answering. And your only companion is the very question that opened the door.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • To Escape

    To Escape —————– Where the heart wants to go, but the body breaks. Between vanity and divinity. We take shape. Between fantasy and reality. The heart aches. Lost on its will to […]

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  • First

    “The more I know, the harder it gets to see.. what came first?” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Curious Spirit

    Curious Spirit ————————- The joy of life is a result of a curious spirit. Search, and you may find, and you may find more to search. Ask, and you may learn, and […]

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  • Being

    “Is God a being? Or is God being? Or both? And…” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Untitled

    Untitled ————– Breath deep, fresh eyes.   Raw air, deep light.   Old soul, young heart.   Wonderfully full of wonder. The art of living. Your living art.

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  • Word

    “We live, just searching for a word. In search of the world.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Feels

    Feels ———– What if feels like to struggle. For redemption. What it feels like to open. To freedom. What if feels like to rise. To fall. To learn. To fly.

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  • Little Things

    Little Things ——————- In this wild world; We may think we don’t have time for little things. All these moments in between. The slow and weary, never quite sure, almost… The actions […]

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  • Long way

    “It might be a long way, but there is no wrong way home.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: e.kreutter)

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  • Afraid?

    Afraid? ———— What is it to misuse all that I have been given? To be true to who I am amidst all these different point-of-views? What is it to choose the life […]

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  • Explorer

    “I was an explorer, I searched for new worlds. I returned to my heart and soul.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Light of Love

    Light of Love ——————– Beyond what you believe is inside you. Beyond what your eyes are resigned to. There is the light of love. It never gets too bright to blind you. […]

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  • Be Love

    “Don’t be soft. Don’t be hard. Be love.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Wake Me Up

    Wake Me Up ——————- If I worry more about protecting what I have than enjoying where I am. Wake me up. If I care less about my heart’s eternal joy than the […]

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  • The Offering

    “Love is no formula but is rather the offering of ourselves.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • In Search

    In Search —————– For these shells, these vessels, are stabbings in a dark. For expressions of experience. For reality amidst our relativity. For these little lights we live, just searching for a […]

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  • The Life

    “You are the ocean, I am the wave. You are the bud, I am the bloom. You are the life in my breath.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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  • Treasure

    Treasure ————— A buried treasure, by no map found… Love is not out there, waiting round, to be discovered. Love is not anywhere else. Love is within. Buried beneath your fears and […]

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  • The Dream

    The Dream ——————- There are dreams that we all have, common to our humanity… Of sights set on rising up, on breaking through, on setting free. But what everyone wants, no one […]

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  • Creating

    “Close your eyes. Quiet your mind. Open your heart. Listen to the sound of creation…creating.” (Excerpt from poem: www.becomingbeauty.com & Photo: www.fortheloveofwonder.com)

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