Author’s Note

It is my hope that at least one poem, story, or journal entry shared here comforts, entertains, provokes, reminds, challenges, inspires, motivates, and affirms you or those you love.

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  • Rahk’s Water Update 2/21/21
    First, I must thank everyone who has taken a moment out of your day to read a poem. Poems need people to breathe and the poems on Rahk’s Water are grateful for lending your voice to these silent words. Whether you read them silently or aloud, your voice and mine merge in these moments and […]
  • The Resort (A Pandemic Poem)
    I just want to go for a swiiiimmmmAfter a bath in the sunMango Wheat Orange MoonWide palms praising the OneWho knows the count of the sand& cowrote my Mama’s Gun Booming Bluetooth speakerConversating on . . . & onAs the sweat drop-glistensOrange Moon drops    goneSeashells beneath brown feetSeagulls eyeing my phone Wooooosh, a flirty breezeGuides […]
  • In The Water, He knew Them (an ancestral memory)
    The waters were calm when the face peered from the deep. The sun generous on brown skin. But this was no reflection. A gasp escaped. He never knew sea nymphs had noses, round and wide. He never thought to dream one would show up with blue locs and a full mouth. Gap between proud teeth, […]

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