Poem – Songs of the Soul

I hear a song on the radio, and I think of you. For a split second, I can feel the warmth of your voice in my chest. Then the note changes, and I remember you are not there. And I am alone, listening to a song that reminds me of you. Instead of changing the... Continue Reading →

Poem – Living With Depression

Yesterday haunts me and tomorrow escapes me I cannot see through the apparition to see myself where my reflection once was I wipe and wipe the glass as if I can clear it But you cannot wipe away the past The best I can do is see glimpses of me When I walk away

Poem – I Am a Woman

I am more than the mountains you wish to climb Or the cave you wish to explore I am more than a life giver And a home maker I am more than my talents Or my trained skills I am more than a nurturer Or teacher of all things big and small For I am... Continue Reading →

Poem – I Am Not At Peace

I am not at peace For my insides are at war My mind fights an imaginary battle Where there are no winners, only losers My body is armed and attacking Only it seems to attack itself instead of outside forces On the surface, I appear as if my soul dance in the sunshine But, I... Continue Reading →

Poem – Missing the Sunshine

Sometimes I feel as if I am cold blooded For when the sun is gone and it is cold and gray It is as if my body does not function Oh, how I wish to be On a rock in the sun Feeling completely at peace with the world

Poem – Anxiety

Sometimes at night My thoughts come to life And wrap its long fingers around my throat Leaving me gasping Eventually it grows weary and releases its grip I lie there with my thoughts As if it were a lover next to me Wishing to be lovingly embraced Only to find its touch is icy When... Continue Reading →

Poem – Open Book

He took me off the shelf Because he liked my cover He clumsily fingered my spine Hoping it would give him the answers Then page by page he turned quickly As if he could really absorb it For I was an open book But sadly he was illiterate It was all there in black and... Continue Reading →

Poem – Lighting the Darkness

In a world full of darkness Any light shines brighter As a beacon of hope That we are not alone Light comes from within With every smile Every kind gesture Cuts through the darkness like a knife One little smile may not light the world But that smile will light someone's soul In a world... Continue Reading →

Poem – Giving Until Empty

Wearing more than tears on my shirt My vulnerability is woven into each stitch The holes within me are beginning to break through Thread that binds my soul to my body begins to unravel And here I am again Giving you another piece of me

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