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

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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

What’s Your Pleasure?

It seems that the older we get, the harder we find it to take those little precious moments out of life and do things that truly bring us an immense amount of joy - pleasure, if you will. While I completely understand and know that we can't be a child again 24/7, I feel that … Continue reading What’s Your Pleasure?

Edge

Early morning dew kisses the meadow, Sun barely making its way over the hill. Pale blue sky behind the rainbow, Staring at the beauty - standing still.   Another day breaks as I stand at the edge, So many choices to make - where to start? Then I remember when I made my pledge, To … Continue reading Edge

Shirley’s Soup

Today's Daily Prompt Live to Eat asks, "How far I would travel for the best meal of my life? As the first sentence says, some people eat to live and others live to eat. It really depends on my mood. I, admittedly, do a lot of tasks by how I'm feeling. If I'm deep into … Continue reading Shirley’s Soup

Rejection

Humans are all the same, Yet - so very different. Fears bring us to shame... Though we can be brilliant.   Speaking before an eager crowd, Some watch with an open mind. Still; fear of judgment rings so loud Leaving courage hard to find.   Is speaking publicly so petrifying? What can they really do? … Continue reading Rejection

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

Ordinary Man

An ordinary man With an ordinary grin Tall and gangly Confident spark in his eyes   The soul that lurks inside Is kind and gentle His smile embodies this People look on him with contempt   The ordinary man With the ordinary grin Is looked on by some Judging him unattractive   Observing this man … Continue reading Ordinary Man

Seven Wonders

These Seven Words are a promise. In essence, don't be afraid of change but don't forget how you got to where you are now. And as you keep moving, show others compassion - even those that don't seem to deserve it. Often times, they are the ones that need it the most. Love to you all, … Continue reading Seven Wonders