Category: Poetry

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…

Double rainbow over The Superstition Mountains in Arizona

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY! INDEPENDENCE, THE FREEDOM TO: Believe Love Express Educate Dream Secure Realize Empower Dance Wealth Heal Imagine Teach Earn AND Beautify Learn Unite Edify

BROKEN

Shattered Fragments Scattered Across The span Of life Piece By Piece Strengthen Thy Will Magnify Thy heart Reveal Thy Innermost Thoughts Therefore Revive Thy Spirit Create Grace And Fill Voids Until Trust Love And peace Secure Thy Future

Many thanks to the men and women who serve our country, past and present.

I was never in the military, but I have the utmost respect to the people who serve and have served our country. In honor of them I want to share this story from the website REAL COMBAT LIFE. As a civilian who benefits from…

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