Most prefer the beginning before the end, but I offer an alternative, let's allow the end to predict the beginning. - marandarussell.com *thanks to Jonathan Caswell for the title inspiration!
Where did I go? I swear I was just right here, feeling fine, but now I look around and I’m nowhere to be seen.
I guess I’ll have to break out the “lost self” posters and nail them to every tree on our block.
If I’m found, I’m afraid there is no reward, but my hungry cats will be most grateful.
1. A scab for your scar, then right back in the car. 2. My scars grow scabs faster than my psyche can catch up. -marandarussell.com
1) A name is given, a title is bestowed, a legacy is earned, but affection must be sowed. 2) Don't exchange what's vital simply for a title.
What would Maya Angelou write? Something inspirational. Something bold & direct. Something that plays on your conscience. Something privileged ears need to hear. Something regal and hauntingly beautiful to your ears. What would Maya Angelou write? Something not quickly forgotten.
It's only natural to envy the birds flying overhead, when you build for yourself a subterranean prison. - marandarussell.com
I don't want to write this poem SO I WON'T - marandarussell.com
Sad movies don't make me cry. I sit there in the dark, with empathetic tears trailing down the faces around me, feeling a bit out of place, and a bit cold inside. - marandarussell.com
Even with the magic of lengthening shadows, and the help of optical illusions, these tiny, wet feet of mine never came close to filling up a single shoe of yours.