**Choices**

Eyes open the darkness is so heavy Calling out but no one is there Feeling around for something familiar Clank, heaviness surrounds me Trapped, I gather the chains Looking for the end Every chain brings another I keep trying, do I even bother Voices reverberate the high walls I speak but nothing can be heard […]

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 […]

Lost

Ive spent a lot of time in pain Holding onto this pain so fiercly Always feeling like the scales of justice They must have just missed me As a child I prayed for salvation everyday As an adult I just pray to get through everyday As the tear drops have fallen I’ve stood back up, […]

Some Kind of Dad

Some kids had a dad that tucked them into bed Mine was gone before night even fell Some kids had a dad that encouraged them Mine broke me down every chance he could Some kids had a dad that listened to their fears Mine screamed obscenities at me nothing I said was right Some kids […]

Protecting the Wicked

In this world, why are people so quick to protect the guilty? It makes no sense to me. I understand innocent until proved guilty, but when the proof is laid out in front of someone how can they not believe? Instead they attack, for fear that the truth will really come out. They shame and […]