Photo from Jayson Hinrichson @Unsplash Standing in remembrance of you today, A woman of such great strength and worth. You lifted the veil of shame and showed me your scars. Now, I know that I can survive anywhere on this Earth. You taught me outer beauty shouldn't be my goal, But making my opinions known... Continue Reading →
I came to find my idea of the land of Oz, Where dreams are supposed to come true so easily. Yet I monthly oscillate between joy and despair, Because I approached my future so breezily. People here in these buildings of chrome and glass Rudely rebuff the daily offerings of my smiles. Feelings of rejection... Continue Reading →
Ambling down the streets of Paris, I noted the oeillade looks between couples and heard promises made that I suspected wouldn't be honored whatsoever! I am willing to admit that my cynicism may be fueled by recently having survived a torrent of abuse that left me distrustful of treacle, words that trick the heart into... Continue Reading →
Photo Credit: Richard Kasperowski @ Unsplash By the lily pond, I have peace and solitude. Nature captivates. Columns of green leaves, Combined with golden fishes, Color o'er our pain. So, I'll sit down here And listen to the frogs sing. Internal joy found . Written for the What Do You See #68 from Keep It... Continue Reading →
Image Credit fro Rhaul Alva @Unsplash What a wondrous gift! Dogs see our value and worth. Their love revives us! Written for What Do You See #62 from Keep It Alive.
Photo Credit: Pisauikan@Pixabay The experiences of my life are etched in my face. A line is there for every triumph, defeat, and gain. The stories that I share with my grandchildren Are meant to save them from much suffering and pain. No lotions or creams will I use to try to hide my life, For... Continue Reading →
Photo image from Dan Grinwis Unsplash I tried to follow in my Grandma's footsteps, To make it easier to survive the pain in this life. But, I came to the place where her journey stopped, Before I'd encountered my own struggles and strife. I learned that I was never meant to walk in her steps,... Continue Reading →
Photo from Lewis Roberts- Unsplash Watching the little monkey looking down on us, I wondered what he could have possibly thought Of the two-legged creatures sitting under the tree And of the havoc to his habitat they often wrought. I spoke softly, telling him there was no need to be afraid, That those in our... Continue Reading →