Author Archives: onethumbpoetry

About onethumbpoetry

Psychologist living in Seattle. My passions; writing, fashion design, photography, amazing conversations.

Stepping out of Darkness

Guy in the office two doors down walked into the hall and asked, “Why is it so dark?” I considered a reply to mention the collective sadness over mudslides, lost airplanes, and exploding NYC buildings. Perhaps I should have backdated … Continue reading

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With Great Abandon, Anticipating the Moment of Becoming Unabandoned

You’ve abandoned me. Not in the ‘left without a word’ sort of abandonment & not the sayonara auf wiedersehen walking out the back door lost in translation, sort of abandonment This abandonment has nothing to do with your intent I … Continue reading

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Eggs

A multitude of eggs requiring a multitude of baskets that’s how you do it she whispered that’s how you heal a broken heart before it breaks

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A New Chapeau

Her daydreams tended toward all things Italian, Cinque Terre, the Almafi Coastline, Prada. He understood, loved her, & thought to top off daydreams & the dreamer with a beautiful new chapeau.

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Happy, But Missing a Glass Slipper

A friend mentioned that he spent New Year’s Eve at a bar on the east side and he asked if I had gone out. I gave the following description of my evening, “I put on that beautiful red party dress … Continue reading

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I am in deep, self-imposed isolation as that’s what sad moods require from me. Don’t worry. It’s not about you. I’m just a little unreachable for awhile. I’ll send you postcards from the edge & sign my autograph in the … Continue reading

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Coalescense

God save me But I am missing you Seems I’ve fallen, irrevocably, in love with you Aroused by the preponderance of everything intellectual, sensual, philosophical With you I live I breathe I believe With you coalescence is more than a … Continue reading

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Quiet Confidence

He leaned in close taking her hand whispering about quiet confidence squeezing his fingers, nodding, lodging herself solidly within that space under his left arm leaning far in, as close to his heart as possible Quiet confidence? Yes, certainly. She … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Gorgeous!

Happy Birthday Gorgeous! A quick note, royal blue marking pen left just where she sits for morning coffee   Marking pens, an affectionate sentiment a gift, carefully considered, not yet wrapped Candles, delicate paper umbrellas opening acts for celebrating my … Continue reading

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Quiet Confidence

He leaned in close taking her hand whispering about quiet confidence squeezing his fingers, nodding, lodging herself solidly within that space under his left arm leaning far in, as close to his heart as possible Quiet confidence? Yes, certainly She … Continue reading

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