Category: Poetry

THE TALKING TREE

chapter 2 Hello! he bellowed One sunny afternoon  He startled me so I began to swoon In one smooth move He caught my fall With branches so big They made me feel small He gently set me on my feet And with his branches …

THE TALKING TREE

Chapter 1 I once met a talking tree As I walked by He said hello to me His voice was deep More like a Bellow And he swayed his limbs Like a curious fellow I tried to look him in the eye But I…

A GOOD WOMAN

A good woman  is hard to find A good woman is one  who knows her own mind She is not just  a pretty face This woman exudes  a simple timeless grace Her self reliance Won’t be denied  And her humble  demeanor  Will leave you …

TRANSITION

I am a butterfly Extending my wings    Each experience new And exciting  Various colors mingle And fresh new scents Capture my imagination  And tantalize my senses Fascinated by interlaced threads I’ve never seen before I become distracted Suddenly Piercing pain Freezes my body…

I write

The Reality of Loss

The reality, sinks in languidly, achingly You feel stuck in quicksand Slowly, inevitability you are swallowed up by pain, sorrow loneliness Everything, everyone seems different When people speak to you, you struggle to comprehend. Your mind, your heart struggle to absorb the trauma that…

Madness

When sadness turns into a rage And justice fails To assuage Madness isn’t Far behind As opinions clash And actions become rash Understanding Loses meaning The hate will seep As innocents weep And madness Is created When the line Gets Crossed And peace is…

LONG GONE

I am not a veteran. My dad was a veteran, as well as several of my family members and friends. This is my way to pay tribute to veterans, albeit insufficient. LONG GONE The innocence of my youth Is Long gone For I have…

Time for the dream

Laying back With a smile On my face I know the dream Is near My mind Overflows With images And my Heart dances With Anticipation Magnetized I am Drawn In With a Gentle Flame It singes My core The vessels Of my being Drown…

Heart Matters

Beating to a Beautiful Rhythm Propelling Life Throughout Blood and Oxygen Mix perfectly Nourishing And providing Wellness Disregarded By it’s Owner It is Unwittingly Sabotaged But It Wonderfully Beats Through love And hate It Amazingly Beats Eventually Time And neglect Suffocates It’s Perfect System…

Humor Me

When I am old and gray Humor me Make me laugh Feel young again Just humor me A smile to ease The pain A way to chuckle Off the strain Remind these Wrinkles on my face That laughter Brings a state of Grace A…

The Earth

The earth in true beauty is without the scars of wars And the fumes of progress It mends and cleanses Rebels, in quakes and erupting volcanos Though we thoughtlessly Abuse and take for granted The miracle That the earth is God nonetheless Gifts us…

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