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I was too young to understand. I was too naïve to comprehend, that I was born a stranger in my own land. And only now am I hearing the echoes of my parents’ heart, as it beats beneath the manacles of hate. And it breaks my own heart to now… Read More
There is a silence that overwhelms the human heart. There is a grief that assaults the human soul. And there are tears that veil the anguish and the sorrow. But most of all, there is an emptiness not felt before that lingers within the outline of our being. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 15, 2021

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We begin our lives with a fully formed heart, but only an outline of our soul. Read More
The years have defined you and explained you. The years have befriended and sustained you. You are the epitome of the passion that burns in every heart and every soul, but seldom glows as bright or with such intensity Read More
One thing I learned very early in my childhood while growing up in the 1950s in rural Texas was empathy – understanding, compassion, sympathy sensitivity. It came naturally just by seeing how my parents lived their lives. It was that special inborne ability to feel in oneself, the feelings of… Read More
Church bells ring on silent streets, and empty pews and unused hymnals with songs of praise untouched by human hands. Words of comfort and of solace too plaintive for the fearful heart. And abandoned hope and resurrected faith laid bare upon the alter of infected minds and weeping souls, afraid… Read More
How many times growing up did my heart betray me? How many times did I hide behind my broken heart? How many dreams did I dream of my secret love? How many of my secret loves were secret for a lifetime? Read More
How do you heal a broken heart? How do you mend a shattered dream or restore a fractured soul? Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 31, 2021

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A poem I wrote about how a wench becomes fond of one of her clients and contemplates in fear about what'll happen when he leaves her. Read More
How I remember the days of high school crushes and childish obsessions and fascinations. How many times growing up did my heart betray me? How many times did I hide behind a broken heart? How many dreams did I dream of my unrequited love? And how many of my secret… Read More
I do not love you, but I wished I did Read More

Tags: love, heart, sweet, apology

To touch the heart of you is to feel the exhilaration of a million bursting stars that light the heavens and beyond. The warmth, the glow, the magic that I feel inside transforms each moment of each day into a symphony of life, and completes me, and fulfills me in… Read More
Sometimes, we all feel like a solitary tree standing in a field of green, leafless and exposed. It is easy to feel the loneliness that time sometimes leaves behind as it passes us each moment and each day. It is easy to feel the insignificance of being, when we feel… Read More
The darkness veils the evil that dwells inside the human heart. It is the dark that hides the blemishes and the scars left on fragile souls too weak to shield itself from the affront of the corruptions that invade the mind and heart without assent. Read More

Tags: dark, night, heart, eyes, hides

Like a pebble, tossed into a pond, our life is like a ripple in time. To imagine that one life -- a beating heart, a soaring soul -- has the force to change the course of time. Read More

Tags: heart, soul, time, ripple

When mourns the heart, so too the human spirit falls to depths too deep to contemplate, too dark to comprehend, too desolate to find the golden rays that used to illuminate the moments and the seasons shared. Read More

Tags: heart, spirit, mourn

We love. We hate. We conceive. We deceive. We betray. We protect. We reveal. We conceal. But most of all, we hurt the fragile heart. Read More
When love goes wrong but you keep the faith Read More
As long as it is good love. My poem. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 04, 2021

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Comments: 4

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Tags: heart, anatomy

I wish for you compassion, to any and all hearts that beat, Trust me when I tell you, at the end of the day, you'll have a heart full of peace... Read More
If you did, you'd see I'm like many others a broken angel in disguise Read More
If its about love, I'll sign. My poem. Read More

Book / Poetry

February 25, 2021

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Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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Time to fall in love! | Welcome to Romance Fest 2021, an annual tradition that celebrates the magic of Valentine’s Day. This collection features eight short free-verse poems related to the theme of ‘longing.’ And to make things more fun, each piece is paired with a matching song. Get ready,… Read More

Tags: love, romance, hope, life, heart

Get to know more about love. My poem. Read More
I wrote this as a wedding gift for my Sister n law and her husband who are getting married today 2/14/2021. It was also gifted to my husband, Will, and my best friends Kyle and Leana. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 13, 2021

Reads: 88

Comments: 1

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Enjoy it. My poem. Read More

Tags: song, heart, journey, feel, deep

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