I have been told I only live once But how many deaths do I have? Sitting by your arms, the ones which used to hold me so close Now just feel ice cold. I tell you, "I've missed you" And you force a smile and say, "I think about you every once in a while". … Continue reading Childhood Home
5 a.m. City Streets Some unknown peace. Lonely feelings But burning light My heart is full of life.
Ode to my Mother To my beautiful mother, Who has seen much pain and sorrow. I know of of no other Who fought hard to see another tomorrow. To my beautiful mother, Who taught herself to walk again And soon altogether She learned how to smile again. To my beautiful mother, Who raised me so … Continue reading Dear Mom
I remember the first day of school, Thinking that I was cool in my little flannel skirt and button up shirt. The innocence in my head of what the world was going to be like. The hunger and thirst for knowledge, As I hitched my little red backpack and headed out the door. “Today, I … Continue reading Today, I am a Big Girl
I knew once I got off the plane that I was in Spain. But I knew once more life would be nothing like before. The tears left stains scarred across my cheeks, But they were nothing like the scars on hers. We were quite the sight to the passerby, A family huddled in the middle … Continue reading The Empty Love Seat