Haunted Punch

I am a quixotic,
sacrosanct dance,
but my memory
is nothing but piles
of bootleg regret poetry.
The future is as elusive
as a 7th place trophy,
and your ego is a sucker punch
that feels like a hard kiss.
If I am to suffer like a fool,
let me do so gently
in a well worn haunted disguise.

Life is a Journey

If that is the case, I need to stop

handing out free boarding passes

to the flights of my mind.

There’s no more room

in my Samsonite soul,

bursting at the seams

with ripped kimonos,

cheap espresso stained

handwritten pages with

the legibility of a tired child,

the scent of cigarettes

and hot hard liquor.

Maybe I should walk the miles

instead of dream them,

with only a backpack full

of empty pages, a grey hoodie,

and a bottle of blackberry Merlot

with only a thin layer of condensation

on its body.

Available at http://www.etsy.com/shop/TheForgottenWord

Wonderful Secrets and Fluttering Blue

New handmade journals with pockets available at http://www.etsy.com/shop/TheForgottenWord. I’m not sure which part I enjoy the most – folding and sewing these things together, decorating them, or stuffing them with random papery goodies once they’re done. It’s hard to let them go.

Innocence & Experience – Handmade Journal

Little works better to successfully end a long day than making a journal!

…Each handmade journal in the shop is constructed with quality card stock and scrapbooking paper in various colors, styles, and textures. All pages can be written or drawn on both front and back. The covers are made with Bristol paper and reinforced with wooden pieces, chip board, and/or crafters tape for durability. The spines/bindings are sewn together by hand using multiple stitches and a thick string. These beautiful books are made with a lot of patience and love 🙂 A treat for the writer, diarist, artist, or paper lover in your life! http://www.etsy.com/shop/TheForgottenWord #junkjournals #writerscrafts