Abandon: a thorough yielding to natural impulses; especially : enthusiasm, exuberance “With absolute abandon, I wanna dance tonight In the dead of night, under the moonlight Skirts gathered in my hand, rustling and falling apart With absolute abandon, I wanna drink tonight Upon the ocean, boat swaying in motion Hair cascading down my back, lifting and knotting up With absolute abandon, I wanna be yours … Continue reading Abandon

The Sweetest Song is Yet to be Sung (NaPoWriMo #3)

The sweetest song is yet to be sung For I am yet to meet my knight in shining armour (or one dressed in rags, I’m not particular, really) And I am yet to fall in love with him From his words and from his deeds I’m yet to seek the inspiration I need To compose the lyrics and set to tune The sweetest song that … Continue reading The Sweetest Song is Yet to be Sung (NaPoWriMo #3)

A Girl Named Memwemchuk (NaPoWriMo #2)

  Imagine a girl named Memwemchuk A name that has you laughing till your sides hurt You wonder why her parents would name her that And you wonder if Memwemchuk even means anything You wonder for a day, a week, a month And then a year later she tells you ‘My name isn’t Memwemchuk’ And with that she tells you of her dark history Perhaps … Continue reading A Girl Named Memwemchuk (NaPoWriMo #2)

Being Me (NaPoWriMo #1)

I’m participating in NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month) this April, and I’m super-excited! I have to devote myself to writing a poem a day and I’ve no idea how sincerely I can keep up and whether my creative juices will keep flowing that frequently, but I’m attempting it all the same. Here’s Day 01 Verse… Being Me  I dance and dance till I find my … Continue reading Being Me (NaPoWriMo #1)

What’s Stopping You?

You are there holding your lover’s hand What’s stoping you from telling them ‘I Love You’? You’re on the phone with your best friend What’s stopping you from telling them ‘I Treasure You’? You’re listening to your mom talk about her housing tips What’s stopping you from telling her ‘I Miss You’? In the darkest of hours you will recall them Cherish the memories left … Continue reading What’s Stopping You?