My Mother

Like no one ever had My mother cared for me Embodied a love I continuously seek Within myself and others Because she made me believe Life was better than it seemed Saw the forest for the trees I will always strive to be As warm and ardent as she SWD 04/2018 6.12.18: Today is my…

My Morning Tantrums

Most morningsĀ I feel like a completely different person Opening my eyelids is like yanking back the curtains And letting sunshine pour directly on the face of a sleeping toddler My mind will moan and argue to rest longer Throw a fit when I demand to start the day And of course small mishaps Scrambling to…

The Teal Blue Journal

I am writing thoughts in the teal blue journal Grasped in my hands at all times lately Or crammed into my purse just to carry for comfort Conversations I used to have between me, myself and I Secretly in the hallways between brain cell blocks Are being had on blank, ivory-colored paper Deciphering the cacophony…