When the world is Loud: When the world is loud I want to hide. All my neurons are firing and my sensitive nerves flare up. When the world is loud I want to yell Scream at the top my lungs for silence When the world is loud I want to move Where the world is … Continue reading When the world is Loud
Trees are beautiful Creatures
Trees are beautiful creatures Trees are beautiful creatures Lush and green Ripe in the spring With cherry blossoms And sweet magnolias gems Standing strong and tall Trees are beautiful creatures Until it’s dark and rainy Wind whipping They are a stationary Monster trying to Break free of their roots Hurling their leaves back and forth … Continue reading Trees are beautiful Creatures
Simple Gratitude Gratitude A huge word But a small meaning Thankfulness Genuine thankfulness Is very important There is a reason why it’s called the magic word It’s the olive branch that takes away the wall It’s the dove that provides peace The white flag that ends the war The brick that begins new wall sturdy … Continue reading Simply Gratitude
You tell us we need to take joy in trial of any kind When the bills never end? When the hurt is hard to be forgiven? You tell us we need to take joy in trial of any kind Even if the sickness never heals? Even if my world is crashing down? You tell us we need to take joy in trial of any kind?
Stars Stars burn bright Filling the night Sky with dimension Stars burn bright Hold wishes, hopes and dreams Stars burn bright Hung delicately by their creator Stars burn bright Decorate the night Stars burn bright Fearlessly leading lost souls Toward Salvation Stars burn bright Captivating wonder and awe Stars burn bright. 1 Samuel 16:7 (New Living … Continue reading Stars
The Sculptor of the Earth
The sculptor of earth The sculptor sculpts A world with trees and plants More animals one can imagine Mountain high Valleys low Oceans deep Then the sculptor takes up his paint brush Paint the colors of roses And vibrant hues of fish He paints camouflage And red earth And gemstones of beauty He puts down … Continue reading The Sculptor of the Earth
Places I miss
Good Evening, I hope you are doing well. I am okay. Life is a little frustrating right now so to avoid talking about what is happening in my life. I found some pics of places I miss. Northern California has been in Shelter in Place since March. I know you understand As much as I … Continue reading Places I miss
The Impact of Writing
Suddenly the parents of my students approached me and told me how much their students enjoyed poetry. But more importantly, the students felt smart for the first time in their lives. Some shared how they now had a tool to create peace and help them process things that we're giving them anxiety. For others who had limited vocabulary, were able to express what they thought and how they felt. Students who were energetic dancers could take a moment to be quiet and do poetry.
Rogue When I heard that the movie X-men is almost 20 years old, I was in disbelief. If you know me or have been around here for a while, you know I love Rogue from X-men. However, when I think about my journey and how Rogue and comics started to be intertwined. X-men came out … Continue reading Rogue
Dear Someday Child- A Poem
I hope your faith is strong and journey rocky, but I also hope you learn God ordains a season for everything. I hope you learn to stand up when you fall down.
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