4 a.m

She took the first steps Long, hot bath Hoping that would bring Her body back Mind and spirit All connected Like she wanted She slid between the sheets Skin on fire Body begging So she dared to ask Just this once, again Almost desperately But she hadn’t received The touch she craved So she did…

Two or Three Words

She didn’t need much at all Two or three words Would be all that it would take Sometimes To open up the gates Of her imagination Set the fire burning Pull her to the ragged edge Where she could go Tumbling after Head over heels Out of control Free falling High flying Naturally That’s why…

Rock Hard Heart

It takes no time at all For her To rise back up From the floor Shake off the aches and pains Stagger over to the mirror Where she stares at herself Once again Finding every single flaw In the body he had held Just long enough To break through the wall He had stole her…

Gifts

THE GIFT Every session we do is a true gift because a real gift – in the words of Lewis Hyde – always moves. A true gift is always passed on to others and they in turn pass it on – The health and kindness that is generated when we receive effective, inspired massage; the…

“This is the saddest place on Earth,” I say. “Take it from a rat, kid – there are lots of saddest places on Earth…” – Chris Lynch, Cyberia C Y B E R I A In The HardWire Tangle Of All Things Virtual We Are But Clickety-Clicks On The Keyboard Of A Not-So Heavenly Host…

Separate

Just like way back when Long time ago As a 5 year old girl Wearing black patent leather Mary-Jane’s She’s managed to look straight ahead Her body is there Her mind elsewhere Her heart keeps beating Keeping track of the time She counts Keeping everything Separate In little boxes Categories Placed just so In certain…

Ann’s Choice

When I was 16 years old, I had a boyfriend, David, with an incredible mom that made a lifelong impact on me. One afternoon I was invited to a cookout at the backyard of their house in Dallas, and David’s dad was there as well. I had never seen a divorced couple on good terms…