prayer for roses

Dearestthe Philippines,I have a confession:in as much as my thumb aches toshade thename of the presidentmy bones believe for, mypassport is held in a foreign countrymy wingsclipped, face first, ona faraway soil. My tongue, bitten by the bile taste ofregret.I am alone here, curledin anticipation,choked in worry, even honeytastes bland.My nightsare prayers inthe dark. May… Continue reading prayer for roses


Constellate: A Crapsey Cinquain* Bodies from two to one, fused, bonded, tied, combined, ‘neath heaven, ‘bove earth, makes one more human. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Word Inspiration: Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies (Thank you, Sarah!) *Crapsey Cinquain, one of the most popular modern variations of the cinquain was created by the… Continue reading Constellate