can i face you, ghost
and know everything
that what isn’t said
could be
but is masked instead in a mist…

its chosen way
lose yourself
in me
when you feel you see me
but don’t

a side of me, you follow
gone like mist, maybe sleeping

eyes lost
proudly to you
and for you

© r.e.l. 3/15/11

this poem inspired uncleblack to compose a song ‘ghost’ using these lyrics… posted on bandcamp (the katie winter).

thank you! 🙂

posted for Poetry Potluck 3/27-4/2 on Jingle Poetry

featured in Feminine Intent on redbubble

thank you

[image by saltmotion]

thanks so much, fiveloaf, for the Versatile Blogger award.  it’s quite the honor coming from you.. i so enjoy your writing.  here are seven facts about me:

  • i have a war with time (always more passionate about doing something over being on time),
  • i’m a mother lion of three crazy and intelligent kids,
  • i live in the trees,
  • i’m inspired by staring into a fireplace,
  • i love to imagine who the wind touches next which just touched me,
  • yoga is a way of life for me,
  • in my previous life i lived in the warm ocean


i’d like to pass this award on to:

beat of my drum
Life: between the lines
runaway sentence
heather grace stewart


  1. Thank the person who awarded you and link back to them in your post.
  2. Tell 7 Random facts about yourself.
  3. Pass the award on to 15 new found bloggers.
  4. Contact each blogger you want to pass the award on to and let them know you’ve done so, and let the giver of your award know you accept it.