Poetry – Poesía Archive

  • A poem about trying to figure out my feelings, conflicted by the past and an uncertain future. It's never easy, no To feel so confused To really never know Just what the hell it is That I keep feeling for you...

    Will the sun shine tomorrow?

    A poem about trying to figure out my feelings, conflicted by the past and an uncertain future. It's never easy, no To feel so confused To really never know Just what the hell it is That I keep feeling for you...

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  • In a relationship, people often lie to hide things from their past that they think may scare the other person away. This is a poem about doing just that... Call me a secret agent, that's all right with me, just don't look into it.

    Secret Agent, All Right

    In a relationship, people often lie to hide things from their past that they think may scare the other person away. This is a poem about doing just that... Call me a secret agent, that's all right with me, just don't look into it.

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  • A poem about starring at a picture, missing someone. He watches the delusion of her face. He admires the splendor of her body, and is drawn into her duple grace. He stares into her alluring eyes, and can't take his mind away...

    Contemplating an Icon

    A poem about starring at a picture, missing someone. He watches the delusion of her face. He admires the splendor of her body, and is drawn into her duple grace. He stares into her alluring eyes, and can't take his mind away...

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  • A poem about falling in love and living in a fantasy as a result.

    Living in a fantasy

    A poem about falling in love and living in a fantasy as a result.

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  • A poem about a young woman fighting for her life and working hard for a full recovery after being involved in an almost fatal car accident, and how my feelings for her might be re-surfacing.

    Yes, there is hope still

    A poem about a young woman fighting for her life and working hard for a full recovery after being involved in an almost fatal car accident, and how my feelings for her might be re-surfacing.

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  • I can run. I can try to escape. I can look away, turn the music up, and try to bury myself in work or play. But it's all futile, for the oceans keep calling me, like a nagging voice in the back of my head.

    It keeps calling me

    I can run. I can try to escape. I can look away, turn the music up, and try to bury myself in work or play. But it's all futile, for the oceans keep calling me, like a nagging voice in the back of my head.

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  • Sometimes, being in love is so obvious that no words are needed to express one's deepest feelings.

    How Can I Say a Word

    Sometimes, being in love is so obvious that no words are needed to express one's deepest feelings.

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  • This poem is about my life-transforming week-long kayaking trip in the North Channel with some Calvin College students for Wilderness Orientation. I wrote it while atop a cliff where we went rock climbing.

    Unfearing

    This poem is about my life-transforming week-long kayaking trip in the North Channel with some Calvin College students for Wilderness Orientation. I wrote it while atop a cliff where we went rock climbing.

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  • A poem about the astonishing sky viewed from the North Channel in Ontario, Canada. I wrote this poem during my week-long kayaking trip in the North Channel with some Calvin College students for Wilderness Orientation.

    White Sky

    A poem about the astonishing sky viewed from the North Channel in Ontario, Canada. I wrote this poem during my week-long kayaking trip in the North Channel with some Calvin College students for Wilderness Orientation.

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  • A reply to a dreaded phrase (

    A Frantic Stop

    A reply to a dreaded phrase ("I love you") with a very strong aversion for love.

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