For Them

When the night is still the baby wakes, Fulfilling dreams with sleep she takes, My worrisome heart trembles and quakes, But my legs stand strong for her. Uprooted from the world I’ve known, Bruised and scarred and yet not alone, Fighting for them and everything shown, My dreams are just within reach. A life that’s … More For Them

Hours Too Late

More telling than the gossip and more terrifying than the truth, is you. For what else have I done than hide from you and your twisted ways and here you stand again at my door, Fear? You have no business here, nothing unfinished nor started, and yet you are beckoning at my door for me. … More Hours Too Late

Anymore

My jaw hit the floor And before I could say a thing My heart screamed no more Now here I am pouring my soul Trying to regain control This life I lead finds a way To turn every single day Into a horrible mess And I can’t think what’s best To do anymore So let’s … More Anymore

Humming

Little Bird The winter has Startled You away from me. I wait For you to return to My porch feeder Where Your desired nectar is. Little bird, Humming Bird I need you here As I sit on the swing Wrapped In warm cotton sheets.  

The Block

I haven’t picked up a pencil in what seems like years. I seem to remember that I was good at it and that I found great solace in picking up a pencil and creating what was in my mind; anything that struck my fancy. When I was younger I wasn’t worried about my style or … More The Block

Thump

A tiny thump started it, the worry and anxiety. Laying still in bed, staring at the ceiling fan, and counting tiny thumps; my mind raced. I twisted and turned in my sheets, flopping from one side of the bed to the other restlessly. What am I going to do? With my eyes closed tight, I counted … More Thump

Failing to Fall

The ground shattered below my feet But I shall not stop to stare. The earth faded piece by piece But my face must show no care. I’ve found that hatred comes easy to those Who do not care to find it, And the ones I hate only appear When they care to remind it. The … More Failing to Fall

Halls of Echoes

Empty, the place seemed empty. She counted the footsteps that echoed back at her. Where is he? She imagined all the horrors that could have befallen him since he ran away. “Here kitty. . ” She yelled hesitantly, tilting her ear toward the black abyss. The only sound was the echo of her own voice as it … More Halls of Echoes