Romance, who loves to nod and sing,

With drowsy head and folded wing,
Among the green leaves as they shake
Far down within some shadowy lake,
To me a painted paroquet
Hath been—a most familiar bird—
Taught me my alphabet to say—
To lisp my very earliest word Read more

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

The free bird leaps

on the back of the wind
and floats downstream
till the current ends
and dips his wings
in the orange sun rays
and dares to claim the sky. Read more

Making Love To Her The Sea, Pirate Oaths I

From the edge of the horizon

a mighty ghost ship from the deep
her rising masts ringed with lightening
crewed with dead men roused from sleep;
her bow broke through the waters
where the waves of time are breached
our Captain shouting orders
a new world in our reach. Read more


My heart

only ever had one thought, one want. One need. Despite all, in spite of all…All my heart has ever wanted is you.

― Stephanie LaurensThe Edge of Desire

How to Eat an Elephant

via: Pick the Brain

Image courtesy of Exfordy

How do you eat an elephant?

One bite at a time. We all know the saying, but we often fail to apply this lesson in our lives. If you view the elephant as one giant goal that your whole life depends on, you’re setting yourself up for disappointment. Why not enjoy the bites along the way? Read more