No Longer

Yesterday was Fathers Day I felt no sudden desire to call you I felt no shame for not sending a card There was no urgency Absolutely no need Nothing could have implored me Instead I woke up and celebrated A man that actually cared A man that has raised my daughters In a way I […]

Fight or Flight

The desire to run will never be as strong As my desire to stay and fight Fight for my family Fight for what is right The fight this time Is the fight to heal So much pain So much sadness So much living loss I’m mourning in my own way Knowing there will never be […]

Music of the Mind

Music is the key to it all Music touches each person differently Music helps to heal It helps to mold It brings so much inspiration Calms sadness when nothing else will Like a blanket giving off such warmth Something for each mood Something for each time So many options So many to choose My list […]

Another Day

Waking up each day anew Trying to keep my head above the waves They are crashing all around One thing after another Life’s challenges coming strong A regular doctors appoint Now everything seems wrong My baby’s heart has a murmur I truly hope it’s nothing The doctor looked concerned He silenced the room A pediatric […]

A Prayer to Lady Luck

Luck is a peculiar thing. While luck should be good, It can also be bad. One thing after another, No give in sight. Struggle and hardship, It’s a continuous plight. Though lessons are learned, The pain lingers greatly. Growth becomes enormous, The fight has given a wide berth. Bad luck over and over, The worst […]

Land of the Living

Its time Time to come back into the land of living Time to shake off all of the bad and start anew Time to move forward To be happy with all the blessing I truly have To put the pain aside to heal Its hard to say I need to move on Its hard to […]

Awaken New Day

The loss is so astounding Emptiness consumes Fear sets in Breath deep Thoughts swirl around What will normal ever be No going back Never to be the same Guilt sets in Just as quick as the rest Blame thrown around Gossip through the streets Memories tarnished No hiding beneath the sheets Layers and layers peeled […]

My Little Girl

You are so smart Wise beyond your young years Your energy radiates Compassion exudes throughout Your smile lights any room You speak so eloquently When others hurt, you hurt for them When they hurt you, you forgive them Empathy, you lack none Empathic, you are, just the same as me You see good in others […]