How Deeply Yearns

How deeply yearns The soul of the sea For the smooth white sands When hauled away By the inescapable pull Of that far off world Void of any life or warmth Yet dragging insipidly Away from the warm pools And softness of sunlight To the cold and desolation How empty and chilled The soul of … Continue reading How Deeply Yearns

New Book… New Look

Unveiling a new look for The Kintsukuroi Life… Some months ago, I was having a quiet conversation with someone who’s perspective on things always leaves me looking at the world differently. They say that iron sharpens iron and we are sharpened by the company we keep. There are those whose presence and friendship is a … Continue reading New Book… New Look

Check Your Ledger

Every human being we interact with is either crediting your emotional ledger or creating an emotional debit and it is not enough simply to be happy when you are no longer in the hole or just barely getting by with chump-change in your accounts. The whole idea of the ledger is not to judge the other or ascribe intent or motive to the other, it is simply to recognize that your physical and emotional well-being are impacted by the balance of your ledger and not everyone you have a relationship with is someone who leaves your ledger a little bit fuller after every interaction you have with them. Continue reading Check Your Ledger


She stood there barefooted as the wind blew cool, wet air into her face. She’d been pulled away without even realizing it to places she’d never wanted to go, and it’d taken her years to find her way back to the place where she felt the most alive… The margin where water and earth existed … Continue reading Seashore


He cared for her, that much was evident. But it wasn’t his feelings that were in question but whether his devotion would translate into action. ⁂ Sammie Scribbles Weekend Writing Prompt Use the word “devotion” and write a piece of poetry or prose in exactly 25 words. ⁂ How did I do? Don’t be shy… … Continue reading Devotion