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.
Don’t Fear the Detours: OctPoWriMo 2019, Day 30
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 →
A Lighter Spirit: OctPoWriMo 2019, Day 29
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 →
The Long Road to Sanity: OctPoWriMo 2019, Day 27
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 →
Love Left Unspoken: OctPoWriMo 2019, Day 26
Photo from Clipart-library.com Love left unspoken can cause so much pain, Not hearing those nourishing words proclaimed. Love words enter into the deepness of our soul, Planting seeds of value that produce joy untold. We desperately need to hear those three words. "I love you," are the sweetest words ever heard. All of our lives... Continue Reading →
Race Fear: OctPoWriMo 2019, Day 25
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.
Breathe Deeply Until Morning Comes Again: OctPoWriPo 2019, Dy 24
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 →
Broken, But Repairable: OctPoWriMo 2019, Day 22
Today's OctPoWriMo prompt is Broken, and it is a loop poem. I looked at the examples and decided to try to write a loop poem.I was broken, as far as I could seeSee the insanity in my very beingBeing afraid to live a life of loveLove so needed but not receiving.Believed the lies that I... Continue Reading →
Holding On to My Faith: OctPoWriMo 2019, Day 21
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.
Mountaintop Courage: OctPoWriMo 2019, Day 20
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 →