My sister! My strength!

My sister. So incredibly awesome & talented. This arrived today from 800 miles away wrapped in love with her handwriting immediately comforting me. A perfect fit for this sickly lady and my honey/lemon tea. The poet is not in me today, but it was so neat to see MY words, my heart’s work, on thisContinue reading “My sister! My strength!”

For My Lovebug – it’s November

Excerpt from A Warrior’s Tale, a poem From my blog. For #mylovebug For #eftxphotochallenge #day13 #love #epilepsyawareness #mypoem Excerpt from A Warrior’s Tale, a poem From my blog. For #mylovebug For #eftxphotochallenge #day13 #love #epilepsyawareness #mypoem #okwithchange via Instagram http://ift.tt/1pVACfk

Poem: A Portrait in a Prison

It’s in the time-stands-still moments I know you best. A silken caress, a deep sigh of depression. Mesmerizing eyes, faintly there. A portrait in a prison. It’s in the crush-my-heart moments I know you best. A stinging grasp, a tormented cry of rage. Piercing eyes desperately stare. A dove in a cage. It’s in theContinue reading “Poem: A Portrait in a Prison”

Warrior’s Tale

We all start pure, simply loving being loved. Pummeled with life’s reality we are shocked, afraid to give up our name. The cloak of innocence shreds with every whipping wind and painful flame. Icy blindfolds, iron chest plates — If only we did not discover our true fate? Life, a fiery goblet, pours down our throats SweetContinue reading “Warrior’s Tale”

A Mother’s Fight

My arms crush you with Zeus’s strength, and yet it’s but a fleeting touch. Swirling hurricane winds would fail to rip me away. Unearthly is this force pulling me to you. Trembling lips wrap you with iron love, attempting to protect as much. No fearsome beast could stand to meet my burning eyes. How weakContinue reading “A Mother’s Fight”