Category Archives: wounds

Cock Blocked

When I first sit down to write I take a few deep breaths and say a little prayer, asking for guidance and the courage to be honest, open and willing. I get quiet and feel out my gut. What is … Continue reading

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Posted in addicition, Alanon, Authentic Self, Awareness, Break-Up, Break-ups, Breaking Patterns, change, crossing boundaries, Dating Lesbians, Expectations, game playing, games, grief, Honesty, in love with a woman, Lesbian Break-up, Lesbian Breakup, Lesbian Friends, loss, love, Mending A Broken Heart, Mind/Body Connection, Open Fractured Heart, painful childhood memories, Self-love, Self-talk, selfworth, wounds | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Second Hand Drunk

I’m feeling better, more at ease and at peace with who I am. This past week, I don’t know the exact moment it happened, it wasn’t sudden–it’s been something I’ve been working towards for a few years now. I was … Continue reading

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Posted in AA, addicition, Affliction, alcoholism, crossing boundaries, denial, Disease, Disorders, Healing, in love with a woman, Lesbian Breakup, Lesbian Marriage, Lesbian sex, Lesbian's and their Ex, loss, love, painful childhood memories, wounds, writing | Leave a comment

The Belief

There’s a well-traveled path in the woods behind my house nestled in a dip of land between a church and the row of houses on my street. I take my dog there daily to run off leash while I enjoy … Continue reading

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Posted in crossing boundaries, Divorce, in love with a woman, Lesbian, Lesbian Breakup, Lesbian Marriage, Lesbian sex, loss, love, wounds | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Say Something

I’m almost 3 months out from the break-up. A sweet friend sent me a message with a song attached. She said, “I believe this song will touch you.” The words go something like this, “Say something I’m giving up on … Continue reading

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Pause The Tragic Ending

I’ve wanted nothing more than to pause this tragic ending, but that isn’t an option. Don’t get me wrong, my brain has been scheming plenty, but I haven’t acted on any of it, in fact I’ve done nothing but cry, … Continue reading

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Posted in Break-ups, Death, Divorce, Expectations, Gay Men, in love with a woman, Lesbian, Lesbian Marriage, loss, love, Rachel Yamagata, wounds, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Girl Who Hides

July, 18 2011 A poem for me, and for her: Fire and Sunset the coupling cardinals, stream in tall weeds along the footing of dark, creeping ivy reaching with leaf tentacles.  They dash with magnificent dragon reds, contemplating flight, one … Continue reading

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