Tag Archives: inspired by Brian Andreas


“Anyone can slay a dragon …but try waking up every morning and loving the world all over again. That’s what takes a real hero.” – Brian Andreas (Kai Sky)  :: Hitch a ride on that humming wing, glance up at all those remaindered stars, the … Continue reading

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still trying to hug that blue-green marbled mess

i think that i have finally be -friended the dragon. she and i, we cool. we drool in fire and sky, and fly in the face of fear. she slays me with her wit, her will, her whim and want. … Continue reading

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run proud, out loud (mon’s done)

  ran one {mile} with my girlie and another 1.5 on my own, on my toes – the sun a rising apricot stone.    

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She left pieces of her life behind her everywhere she went. It’s easier to feel the sunlight without them, she said. – Brian Andreas .. This poem is my missing pieces. The grief. The shame. The same small dreams I … Continue reading

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{Crayon Pirate Voyage #64)

.. Ahoy, mateys! Today, we sail the seven seas: Cerulean, Violet, Periwinkle, Apricot, Sky, Sepia, Silver. I’ve got parch -ment for colors, and a slanted eye patch smile. Together, we’ll etch a thousand miles across the globe. Now, swab those … Continue reading

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When Breaking Open

… , bent toward center, inhaled deep like sunshine skin; when shelled and shadowed, fragile with waiting; when debating the difference between sigh and song; when falling. when calling to arms, to stars; when holding worlds in tired hands; stand … Continue reading

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