Jackie couldn't be said to have any hubris, She was too timid to take up for herself. Her big sister, Janie, tended to fight for her, So she would give Janie most of her wealth. One day, Janie decided it was past the time That Jackie learned to face her troubles. So, with a nudge... Continue Reading →
Hope came from above. He's the bright and morning star. Be not discouraged! Written for RonovanWries Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge for December 23, 2019: star and hope.
The Bonus Wordle from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie request us to use the twelve words given as prompts, or just six of them, in a shape poem. I decided to try it for a Christmas poem. TheUniversal Christmas Tree It breathed once in unison with the birds, With the small animals that scurried across the ground. Each... Continue Reading →
Peace like a river. Learning to let go and wait. The battle is God's. Written for the OctPoWriMo Challenge of 2019 of 31 poems in 31 days. The prompt today is Peace. I enjoyed the challenge and being able to complete it.
Days apart from myself, moving by sheer will, Locked away from family, want to go home. Anxiety constant, no help from the pills. Fear I will remain in this strange world alone. How did I get here, this dark place of despair? Will I find peace and completeness anywhere? Breakthrough occurred when I finally let... Continue Reading →
Dark skin, Beautiful one, God made. Not white, Still of value, God loved. I’m scared, In my country, God kept. Written for the OctPoWriMo 2019 Challenge, Day 25. Prompt for today is White, and the form of poem a musette.
I tried to wrote a song today, as suggested on the OctPoWriMo 2019 Challenge. The prompt is Breathe. I wanted to encourage someone today with the knowledge that mornings always follow nights. Life’s challenges make it hard to cope, We get discouraged and lose our hope. But soon we realize that all trials pass, After... Continue Reading →
I feel like screaming! Trials just keep appearing. I won't lose my faith! Written for Day 21 of the OctPoWriMo 2019 Challenge. The prompt today is Screaming in the wind. Ragtag prompt is Scream.
Standing at the base of the mountain, Looking up to where snow rested on top. I wanted to see the views from up there , But my fear of heights to that put a stop. The guide gushed of the wondrous views To be seen, if I would just be brave and go. Watching the... Continue Reading →