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 →
Dreaming of Home: What Do You See #70
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 →
To Hope in Paris: What Do You See #69
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 →
A Joyful Place: What Do You See #68
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 →
A Misunderstood Unicorn: What Do You See?
Photo Credit: Tim Hufner @ Unsplash Many have walked through those gates without turning it into a melodrama, as Judith has done! She wants her exit from this godforsaken place to be noticed by the others and properly envied. She has always felt like a unicorn stuck among donkeys. Few have even tried to understand... Continue Reading →
Free to Travel Again: What Do You See?
Photo by Timor Kozmenko It had been so long since she was able to travel and enjoy the cultures of other places! Finally, vaccines are working, and freedom to move about the world has been restored. Her nerves were nearly frayed from the strain of being isolated from nature and other people! This place had... Continue Reading →
What Do You See #62
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.
Healing My Inner Child: What Do You See? #61
Image Credit: Tim Hufner @ Unsplash I grieved the childhood that she missed, That little girl who was unloved and unwanted. Through the years, I felt her hunger and pain, And by her presence, I was continuously haunted. Oh, the mistakes I made trying to find her relief. I searched for the love she craved... Continue Reading →
Every Birthday is a Gift: What Do You See?
Another birthday to celebrate! I think of it as a wonderful gift! With all the trials and sickness of 2020, I have often felt so adrift. I wondered if I would live to see Birthday number sixty-nine. And if nothing happens today, Tomorrow's birthday will me mine. Written for What Do You See #57 from... Continue Reading →
Finding Our Strength in Ourselves: What Do You See?
Photo Credit: Phmaxiestevez@Pixabay She hides as she watches them argue, wondering if this will be the last straw for her mother. Will they finally leave this place and the awful man who insists on always having his way. What is this thing called love, if all it leads to is unhappiness and low self-esteem for... Continue Reading →