Rise Above

Rise Above Years have since come and gone When I childishly looked at the world - Then, age and realism dawned Causing my foolish heart to unfurl. A thirst to want to love and be loved, Was seemingly quenched And old ideas were proved wrong Lies poured and left me drenched. It would seem my … Continue reading Rise Above

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Shimmer Of Hope

There are certain moments in a person's life that they can remember what they were doing on an exact day. August 6, 2016, which was one year ago today, is one of those times for me. It was the last time I've seen and hugged my 'wasbund'. I don't want to call him an 'ex-husband' … Continue reading Shimmer Of Hope

Hidden Strength

I meant to write this ten days ago As a way to mark a year passed Since the day you said I had to go - How this year has gone so fast.   That day came and went - And so did more days Without the memory's torment Part of me is amazed…   … Continue reading Hidden Strength

Without A Trace

Could I have a moment of your time? It won't take long, I promise, The question is fresh on my mind And I'd love it if you would be honest.   The space between the mind and heart Doesn't seem to be that much space - But love can cause all wisdom to depart As … Continue reading Without A Trace

Memories

Yes, I took my time moving on, Telling everyone I was taking it slow - Countless boxes piled high, Scared of what I'd find inside.   Memories buried in the dark - Hoping they stay where they're parked, God, don't let them rush into my mind - I want to leave all that far behind. … Continue reading Memories

Rest Of Forever

The sound of the clock in that quiet room, How it resonated against those lonely walls. Oh, How the ending that I felt coming did loom - No matter how loud my heartbeat would call…   Wanting, wishing, hoping for us to last forever - Some way to keep promises that we both made. The bonds … Continue reading Rest Of Forever

My Looking Glass

Though my eyes need glasses to help me see, To take in all of the beauty of the world - They also allow me to see the horrors and pain, The price of hate and violence unfurled.   We are so much better than agony and killing. We are human beings, our lives already fleeting … Continue reading My Looking Glass

Love of a Lifetime

Try as though I may, I just can't outrun time - No matter how hard I pray. Memories will last me a lifetime.   Running her brush through my hair, Wiping away the tears ever so gently - Showing me love with the utmost care. God, these thoughts appear  intensely.   I still remember your … Continue reading Love of a Lifetime

I Remember…

As you get older, there are certain moments from your youth that you reflect upon and revisit. Those moments that truly stuck with you. Words that have been said and certain events that took place. I think quite often about time that has long since passed. I remember the things and lessons that people taught me. … Continue reading I Remember…

Flaws

Alive  for so long now, Not who I was but still the same. Many mistakes somehow allow - Flaws to take the ultimate blame.   Told I'm not as good as I think I am, The reality is I never thought I was. Naïve and trusting, I've been scammed; Failures cause me to take pause. … Continue reading Flaws