A Matter of Speed

It's been awhile since I've written a poem in my favourite form, the triolet. I love free form poetry, but I also enjoy writing based on a particular structure, where the rules are defined (rhyming, rhythm, alliteration), and all you have to do is imagine and play with the words until it all comes together. [...]

In the Zone

She bikes furiously as the sun hits her face, and the pedals cycle faster and faster, the wheels having a hard time keeping up with her breath -- The sun hits her body, filling it with warmth but she doesn't notice; she is filled with a force that propels her forward, to say hello to [...]

The Travelling Soul

The soul travels in bookstores, quiet moments, when walking under a leafy green tree on a sidewalk, hearing the leaves whisper softly, saying "I got you" and exhaling... ever so slowly, but with reassurance, knowing with a leap of certainty (not of faith), that it's all going to be ok, because there are verses of [...]