The Motherer [Poetry]

Sometimes, you just don’t know what to say. The underlying fear is, you’ll drive them away. The knowledge you’ve gathered over a lifetime, Means little, or nothing, on their timeline. If you spew what you believe is sage advice, They might respond with an air cold as ice. You implore them to value this one…

The Reunion [Poetry]

I met myself when I was twenty as a young girl long ago. We talked and listened to each other, understood what made us so. We were fond of friends and family. I remember that quite well. The arts and science, dance and drama–we enjoyed them, I could tell.   Yet, Dead End signs were…

Lamenting Loves: A Duet [Poetry]

Our Symphony My heart beats like a metronome keeping time to our rhythmic movement as the tempo ever increases to the crescendo ending.     Between Us The divide between us cannot be measured by miles as I lie next to you in the darkness. Only inches between us, you might as well be a…

All I Have is Me [Poetry]

When the problems and the pressures start piling up on me When the laments and the laundry get so high that I can’t see. When the hungries and the hassles invade my liberty It’s then I must remember that all I have is me. A husband may pack up or die; the kids will grow…