The Mandalas

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#76: Forgiveness

THE PURPLE OCEAN PART 9

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#75: Resilience

THE PURPLE OCEAN PART 8

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#74: The Purple Ocean

THE PURPLE OCEAN PART 7

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#73: I’m Still Dancing

THE PURPLE OCEAN PART 6

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#72: Glass Boxes

THE PURPLE OCEAN PART 5

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#71: Mermaid Transition

THE PURPLE OCEAN PART 4

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#70: Walk Along the Water

THE PURPLE OCEAN PART 3

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#69: Mama, Mama

THE PURPLE OCEAN PART 2

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#68: Under the Waves

THE PURPLE OCEAN PART 1

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#67: Your Heart & Mine

Do you see? Do you understand? It’s all connected…

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#39: New York

My love affair with New York. We met when I was 18…

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#38: 21st Street

He smiles at me on the street. Maybe because I am smiling at him…

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#37: Lace & Lipstick

Maybe this poem isn’t ready to be written. Maybe this story…

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#36: The Catalyst

He is my catalyst. And I am in love with change…

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#35: Golden Power

She wears a golden glow…

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#34: Silver Flower

A silver flower formed in the sky…

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#33: Salt & Pepper

She is the salt to my pepper…

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#32: What Is My Truth?

I wonder where my truth lies. I am searching for it, believe me…

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#31: Sunflower People

Have you ever met a sunflower person? You know the type…

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#30: Healing The Sacral Chakra

I have had a lot of lovers, but I have never been in love …

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#29: Finding Acceptance

Today is my 25th birthday! Wow. I must say honestly I am very…

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#28: Misunderstood

I am trying to say something. Are you listening?…

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#27: Grace

She is a gift. Her heart is pure. I feel our spirits lifting…

#26: Broken Lines

There are bruises on our hearts, from a war we didn’t ask for…

#25: The Strength of a Woman Pt.3

We all fall. I know I have many times. I have been shoved…

#24: The Strength of a Woman Pt.2

I gave my power away. I gave it to strangers on the street…

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#23: The Strength of a Woman Pt.1

Sensitive sunflower. You’re too sensitive. Sensitive heart. Strengthen yourself…

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#22: Beauty in the Scars

My neck strains from the weight of my heavy heart…

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#21: The Love of a Sister

The love of a sister. It is like no other. Five feet ahead of me…

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#20: Generosity

It is one thing to be generous with your wallet, which already he is…

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#19: Lonely Flower

If romantic love is a party, I wasn’t invited. If lust is a game, I am the star player…

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#18: A Letter to my Ex-Lover

To my favorite ex-lover, I have sat on this letter for a very long time…

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#17: My Magnolia

ROOTS interlaced beneath the surface. STANDING TALL…

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#16: Mouth Full of Glitter

He threw glitter all over my heart. DANCE…

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#15: A Petal Within a Petal

You are a petal within a petal. Layer by layer…

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#14: The Sun on You

Gratitude. I write it each night. A reflection of my day…

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#13: Sunburnt Sunkisses

Sunburnt. SunKISSES. Toes underwater. Dance to the music…

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#12: Rise

Her hands on my shaking shoulders. Breathe. She said…

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#11: Sunshine

I want to make you smile. Let me be your ray of sunshine…

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#10: Connected

I will guide you, said my eyes to my feet. I will nourish you, said my mouth to my stomach…

#9: Held Together by Glitter

Before reading: please note, that this may be triggering for anyone who has suffered from sexual abuse

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#8: Physical Touch

His hand on my leg under the table, My heart flutters. His fingers touch my back. I feel safe…

#7: Red Balloons

One foot in front of the other. Tears fill my eyes when I stand alone…

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#6: Voices Underwater

If you spoke to me underwater I would understand….

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#5: The Butterfly & The Wolf

Bare feet in the green grass. The summer sun on my back…

#4: Laugh with the Sun

My mom taught me To stand tall amongst the crowd…

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#3: Broken Glass

I cut my hands trying to fix their broken glass…

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#2: Fire

I licked the Fire that escaped your body when you were with me…

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#1: Brass Knuckles

Brass Knuckles protect my Broken Heart…