We’ve had a really rough year and it seems to be ending on a super low thanks to those that be telling us one thing and doing another. I had to get this out of my system, it says it all really… Broken Promises What’s a promise unfulfied? Crushed dreams, so it seems… A black hole gaping open- Shall we go in? Without question. You step into the void first, a look left and right…

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  Today is National Poetry Day and to celebrate I wrote a short poem dedicated to a part of my life I’d rather forget. I love writing poetry, it’s a release like no other, and all my thoughts spill on to the page and then I feel better once more. My poem for today is called Splintered World; it’s a bit dark, but it reflects on all those relationships and friendships that have caused pain…

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Imagine a World Where Everyone is Kind All of my life it’s been easy to find a zillion reasons and ways to be kind. Opening doors, smiling at strangers, But sometimes this kindness lands me in danger… A target for bullies, for spite, for fear; it started with kindness and ended in tears. My tears. My shame. Wincing as they called my name. Why can’t the world be a kinder place? Without the horror, pain…

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I had an urge to write something, and this is what happened. Completely raw first draft, but I needed to get it out… Splintered The gap widens and I try to hide- inside I’m falling. The void below a gaping hole- behold the darkness! I’m tumbling down, surrounded by space. I see molten faces, faraway places, the past flickers through my mind, and I find myself flailing. I’m swimming in the air, free falling in…

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  Who is feeling the love??? Well I certainly am… After the first anniversary of my Dad’s death, I now look upon Valentine’s Day as a bittersweet time. On the one hand it will always be the aftermath of death, but on the other it stands for love and living to love and loving to live… Something my Dad did, oh so well… So for this Valentine’s Day, I have written a poem for my…

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