Poetry by Ashe
Missing the Mark was born of deep sorrow.
The poems were written to house the pain of loss and were never
intended to be shared with an audience.
However, as the project grew, it became clear that these poems spoke, not to an individual understanding, but to something greater than a single "self".
Anguish, while fiercely personal, is also a shared experience,
an intimate knowledge we all carry.
This collection is a reflection of breaking, of being broken, and of the long, trembling silence
before the damage can begin to mend.
These words are for all of us.
Half the profit after production from MIssing the Mark will be donated biannually
to international grief and suicide-prevention organizations.
Once these donations have begun, no matter how small, they will
be recorded on this site.