I'm not the me whom I thought I would be, I didn't think that I'd reach my current age. Dreams that seemed impossible came true, In spite of the many personal battles I waged. Doctors said I would never be a mother, But I learned God alone plans our lives. At 21, I adopted four... Continue Reading →
Photo taken in Lahaina, Maui, HI. Fulfilled a dream to go to Hawaii! Take off the heaviness of living for others, And your whole being becomes lighter. Do those activities that tickle your fancy. Fulfilling your passions makes life brighter. A lighter spirit keeps the darkness away, Opening doors to be who you really are.... 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 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 →
It was the first of many disappointments, Promises he never meant to try to keep. I wanted to be excited for his promised visits, But the costs to my psyche became too steep. It was the hardest day of my young life. We sat on our things, evicted from our home. Mama was at work,... Continue Reading →
from Pixabay.com Father Time, I see you looming in the distance, Reminding me time isn't a limitless commodity. I know that I should be fulfilling my bucket list, Particularly the one considered as an oddity. I want to visit the Hermitage Museum in Russia, Viewing art that can't be seen any other place. Yet, with... Continue Reading →
Mother Earth is crying for her children, The loss of the rain forest brings her tears. How long before we understand the damage Will not be fixed, no matter how many years? How can we deny that climate change is real When we see the pictures of polar bears Starving where ice is gone and... Continue Reading →
Once I was lost in the forest, And I couldn't find a way out. I hollered for help that didn't come, No matter how loud was my shout. So, I sat down in an open space, Prayed, and put my back to a tree. In the shade of that tree, I felt safe, It was... Continue Reading →
Oh, sweet silence that surrounds me, I have searched high and low for you. As the mother of five boisterous kids, Loud noise was my nightly bugaboo. But now they have all left the nest, And I can finally hear myself think. So, I turn off the television and phone, And of your sweetness, I... Continue Reading →