A series of bridges connects the dozens of cliffs around a grand, corrupt kingdom. The only way one prisoner hopes to escape the castle alive is to leave a trail of flames roaring in her wake.
Settle down and talk to the person you’re with. Both of you have come a long way to be before one another today.
Charles and I are overworked, underappreciated, and exhausted. There’s nothing with us tonight except the emptiness in our hearts and the beauty of the nightly city.
It’s been a long night. The simplicity of your bus ride home is a bit more wonderful than you’d normally realize.
Quickwords is my very own poetry series! Each volume has about two or three poems loosely or closely related to that volume’s theme.
I aim to write a total of 100 volumes, and I’d love your company as I progress towards that goal. Happy reading!
“Journey” is a poem that you might get a chance to see if you’re ever walking around Downtown San Jose.
Submitted to the City of San Jose’s Litter-ature public art program, “Journey” now decorates dozens of trash cans around the city.
I definitely haven’t found all of them, so if you do, let me know.
This one’s probably a bit harder to find.
“Unattainable, Pursued” rests proudly among a wide assortment of youth poetry work in Futures, the 2018 Student Poetry Collection by The America Library of Poetry.