March 27, 2022 – Words, A Poem by Ryan Torrens

Words   I am a lawyer. I do battle with words.   But some things are just too deep for words to say. To express our pain, we must find another way.   Poetry has its own language, the language of the heart. Through a poem, our healing can finally start....

March 25, 2022 – Tonight, A Poem By Ryan Torrens

For some reason, I wanted to write a poem tonight when I got home.   I don’t know how to write one, but that’s okay. I’m going to write one anyway.   Maybe it’s the many things in my head that need to come out. Better to write it out,...

September 19, 2021 – On Visiting New York City’s Fountain Pen Hospital

Most would not know this, but every post I write for this blog is handwritten with a fountain pen. As someone with ADHD, I like to write by hand because it allows me to write without the distractions of the computer (i.e. “let me check e-mail real quick!”) I have also...