The Lock

The Lock It is to wet, Rusted Metal, trusted to many, to fast, what burns more the steam or the kettle? You can’t lock a door, everyone has keys for. Right? The Lock, The lock, Paranoia, “new keys need to be made,” but someone, with no self accountability, keeps dropping them with limited liability, inside Read More …

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“To Live”

  Today I changed the world but no one noticed, elevated us all, like Otis, invisible beauty, no one knew me, at least not the me I wanted them to know, but not woe is me, its more eb and flow, my mind a chateau, where travelers sleep, and traveling thoughts, stop and say hello, Read More …

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“That with no name, must be felt”

I confess, I have spent lifetimes upon lifetimes looking, searching, hoping for a residence to hold my love, I have spent time calculating the odds and comparing the answers, Finding truth etched in-between my souls walls like cave paintings with no meaning and yet…when I stare at them I FEEL EVERYTHING, where the world said Read More …

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‎”The Lion and The Lamb”

  “On the outside, women are lions, laced with beauty they are fierce powerful creatures, un-bordered, blended by a sharp yet delicate balance of sovereignty. And yet even the strongest women know, how love can knock ones equilibrium. When a woman is sincerely attracted to a man he has the ability to melt the very Read More …

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KINGS

Stare at this face. This is what the face of a true King looks like. In the wild, almost no male lions will reach this kind of age. Seeing this photograph, makes me think about how so few of the men calling themselves KINGS will actual become them.This is the face of triumph, of strength, Read More …

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Like butterflies…

  Some live life like butterflies… to short to learn how to open ones eyes, yet others are fully there, we make the choice to be aware. Many value what they can’t take to heaven, weeks numbered by seven, days numbered by hours, watch people spend lifetimes living like cowards. Some warriors rise from conflict Read More …

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“The Iceberg”

He said he saw me, I didn’t believe him, because I knew it was impossible to see me,  when he was blind. I knew he was blind, because I intentionally had not revealed large parts of myself, to see…. if he would find himself reaching for MORE. All he saw was that I was enough, Read More …

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“Beethoven”

You are my Epiphany, never choose love, compose love, like a silent symphony… Allegro Allegro Sonata…Minuet, Romeo and Juliet, without the death threat, rise above the middle, to the fret, and play it LOUDLY, Proudly in love, Sonata, Sonata…Sound like glitter falling to the ground, such beauty, Adagio.. slow it down, so I can see Read More …

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To My Daughter

  She’s looking up, I’m looking down, while she flys, I watch the ground,  to protect and to provide,  those are the laws that I abide, cuz inside I want more for her,  then pride, this world will misguide her, and pull her feet to the ground, and its my job to give her wings, Read More …

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Cinderella

  “Cinderella” I need me, please leave me, if you only want to LOOK but not SEE me. Believe me, I’m certain, BELIEVE me, I’m yearning, for time to reveal MY perfect person, Love, a fantasy. But it feels more like a phantom Haunting midnights where time is my ransom and faith my reward, I Read More …

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By Gods Design

We are all hungry, searching.. food for our soul like an animal Yet we swallow the best parts of ourselves, like a cannibal. We hide our God given, God sent abilities, and shelf them, to be “normal.” We un-make the time to be creative, and spend to much time watching TV, and drinking at bars, Read More …

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“Three Great Words”

  A work of art is a confession of a guilty mind, so let this be mine….. I confess I have spent lifetimes looking, searching…hoping, for a residence to hold the grandeur of my heart. I have studied my past and deciphered my own undoing, summed up into two words, ‘to fast.’ Everyone moves to Read More …

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Fingerprints

Fingerprints   Love remains a slave bound by our bones, long after our flesh has forgotten the connection. We mark each other. In a permeant way. love dripping from our heart smears into our soul and we are left with fingerprints.

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“How To Describe the Absence of Magic”

  “although I’m smiling… my heart bleeds for the wisdom you will never know, the connection we will never make, the love we will never share, the never touch of my hand to yours, the never kiss of your lips to mine, the never beating of my heart when I see your face on the Read More …

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Yellow Light

  I ran a yellow light Because I can’t decide what’s right, Am I in the middle of the day Or I am midnight.  Cuz these thoughts are bouncing  In my head-mid flight I’m taken off,  This battleship  This back and forth  A catalyst, There’s to much baggage  Can’t forget. I’m lost in my own Read More …

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“The Taste of Metal” by Amy Houck

    False love like the taste of metal in your mouth Blood with open veins, looking for a way out, we are pouring ourselves into empty glasses, losing ourself instead of building houses, foundations crumble, and marriages fall, so much lust and no honor at all. I watch the beast rise from inside, and Read More …

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What It Means to Be Ready For Love

Mummify the moments research its components a soul with a host yet God owns it. Lonely to leave where you parted the sea only to never know what could have been. My mind held my heart hostage, but somehow I have escaped with only scars of chains, but no links, nothing left connecting me to Read More …

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“Battle Cries and Lullabies” now on iTunes! 2012!

My new poetry and spoken word album just went live on itunes like a minute ago! Super excited to be able to let people have this now! It is called “Battle Cries and Lullabies” hope you like it. xoxohttp://itunes.apple.com/us/album/battle-cries-and-lullabies/id496711203

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Staring into the Night…

‎Staring into the night, I look at how i’m living, thinking conscience decisions, I envision a change, night vision out my window, a collision of blame, theres war wit no victory, without epiphany and no name… just broken love between John Doe and a Dame, Im looking back at the beginning, rewind the cassete, classic love, thinking Read More …

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Angels

  In large we have forgotten what it means to be human, to be excited about our life, to find wonder in our steps, and hold curiosity in our hearts, to see life as one big adventure! When we were young we could command the world with only our IMAGINATION! We parted seas as moses, Read More …

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“Learning to Exhale”

EXHALE…..   The attitudes are unnecessary, a gun fully loaded time to start a revolution, change and you wrote it, Keep love inside us, cuz it provides us, with the inner essence, to shine like an EAGLE not crawl like a pheasant, unpleasant how we do each other, like “here hold that, be troubles surrogate Read More …

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“White Horses”

Lighting strikes over the backs of white horses but they close their eyes fear the absence of wisdom, to even the wise. ….or is it surprise, ..or youth? is longevity proof when we break our own laws, some sort of…personal misdemeanor to our soul… is winning not taking part is seeing part, of the whole? Read More …

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A poet is..

I am a poet because I am confused and yet I’m learning because….I do not have the answers and yet I’m searching…. I am a poet because I lay awake and night with words casting neon reflections onto a theater screen only for my viewing. I try but I can not explain words the world Read More …

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I am no perfect person,

I am no perfect person, I have… drank far to much wine when someone upset me who should have never been given power to do so, “damn you cabernet for hangovers where water is not enough” I have cheated myself in silly ways…. like eating ice cream directly after a 2 hour workout, because I Read More …

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Defragmented Love

I feel sad by the silence, there is no background noise distracting enough to hold my mind let alone my hand, my present thought, wondering, Im some chosen lost direction, few eyes make a connection worth holding, How do we measure depth, with such extremes as life and death, is breathing not the action, instead Read More …

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"The worlds on it’s axis…"

It’s like we don’t believe in God cuz we livin in sin, As real as they come from day one, I give in, to the pressure, Does that make me sinner, in the theory of man I’m just a beginner. Loves on the mattress, woke up feelin like the worlds on it’s axis, Gotta stand Read More …

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“Star Child”

Whats a million thoughts with no sound, Young wild beautiful star child, commands the world with no crown! Parts the ocean with her mind, skydives into adventure with no plan, graces dinners with the princes of neverland, travels to ancient places in and out of time, to greet ancient faces, with no judgment in mind. Read More …

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Cinderella

  I need me, im a genius please leave me, if you cant see me, believe me, i’m certain, believe me, im searching, still waiting on the perfect person, to handle me love me, a fantasy, its tragic how much magic I create and never allow it to flirt with fate. kiss the strangers, hold Read More …

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The story of my tattoos….

And with all things we do…. we tell stories… sometimes to others… sometimes to ourselves, my tattoos are my word journal, my skin soul, the barrings of my internal compass. Each one a small mirror, glimpses of ‘what lies beneath’, rays of sunshine to the soul….. My lower right arm says… “Let words be the widsom truth Read More …

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“Aviation”

He asked me what my interests are, I said aviation, He said you mean like flying? I said yea, don’t you feel the temptation… I wanna fly, all these vibrations growing roots like a bonsai with leaves that grace the sky with their fingertips… why cant I… say goodbye to this moment, and reply to Read More …

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11

  Time passed I miss it, To life I’m the wife, to the moment the mistress. Scotch kisses, we on the rocks, look twice, there’s a blindspot. I’m in tune with the harvest, moon. Scarlet, watch April jump June, now its November Harpoon to the chest, oh I remember, maroon heart, heartless. I’m immune, buried Read More …

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‘0.0 Pounds’

Never born, no ounces, birthdate, no one announces, smells of perfume in the air cooking at a saturday state fair, wind thats blown across the ocean the smell of love when we are chosen, autumn leaves, the smell of fall, you have never smelled at all, taste the liquid, drink the wine, no celebration with Read More …

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“Somewhere in the middle… of a Love Story”

Don’t give me that look, overcast, gray stare over a soul, it wont last, power shift is it enough to entice you? say I don’t bite… and then bite you? bow down, so I can un-knight you, annoyed disgusted love rusted, or did it maybe I trusted it to much to admit it, trusted you, Read More …

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“Slipping in and out of Consciousness”

Our frequency won’t make love 3-D, Self-polarity split into duality of self and other, Fighting one another with the agenda to gain the lead… Seeking spirit integration when we ground our communication, while bullets fly from freeing our weapons of self destruction, Blood pours, but inside the artery’s that inflate our very core. Is power Read More …

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“gallery heART” by Amy Houck

Stars align us first, trading smiles like a good verse, we converse, in line like laces on converse where’s your adidas? Uh oh, I’ve offended you I didn’t mean it! damn I should have seen it but my words ran away with my soul it a picture so scenic, its now gallery art, and people Read More …

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