For a moment Grant me a life time wish; To feel a mother’s love To know a mother’s touch To count on a mother’s kiss Allow me to know trust Only for a moment To be a child To belong to someone To be a jewel To be an answered prayer Only for a moment.…… Continue reading For a moment
Across the hall Against a wall A smile is tossed With assumption For communication . Just like that ! Paper thin Girl surrenders heart Boy secures heart . Bare! Hearts mingle Hearts tangle . A poke! . Hurt! . Drags her heart Dumps his heart To other hearts . Bruised and scared; Her heart His…… Continue reading Bare hearts.
Dear nation, Land of honor Nation of men and women Of grace and forgiveness Nation that was built From blood and sweat; Hard work! Nation that our ancestors Prayed for Nation of sons and daughters Lost for the flag Nation of fathers and mothers Honored by the flag Nation that we honor Nation that we…… Continue reading Stay afloat!
I can’t begin to count how many times I cried over unanswered prayer. Those moments when I was convinced my prayers were honest and it was only fair for God to grant me what I had talked to him about; To have not lost an aunt that to me had perfectly filled in Mama’s shoes;…… Continue reading Unanswered prayer; a blessing.
Summer has gone by fast and perhaps many of y’all are getting back into the swing of crazy schedules especially with school for the kids. I don’t know if I have mentioned this before but we do homeschool our little ones and for now it seems to work perfectly for our family. I have had…… Continue reading Back to school 2017/2018
They are big real big! I slowly place one foot after another in mama’s shoes; one then two wiggling my feet to fit . Mama’s shoes are a challenge they are shoes of gentleness kindness grace endurance forgiveness and finding joy in every moment. Mamas shoes are heavy Mama’s feet were big my feet are…… Continue reading Mama’s shoes
Like winter, summer has its extremes that leave us wanting to stay indoors with a good book. It gets interesting when you have little ones that are excited about doing more. We homeschool our babies which means we pretty much do school all year round with breaks here and there as needed. Not to brag…… Continue reading Kids summer reads
We meet, once again your eyes “meet” my hair first I offer a hug yap I am that gal But then… you close in only to touch my hair yet again! you feel it you ask a million questions I repeat what I said the other day My hair just like yours has a texture…… Continue reading hair.
I often wonder How you could wear a smile so graceful Without a “care” in the world How you could strike a pose so beautiful Without holding back I have wondered if I could… Only for a second take your seat Pose that pose and Smile that smile? But, I know that I couldn’t I…… Continue reading Dear Mona Lisa,
I loved wearing it; It was my favorite my market day wear my Sunday best Perhaps my daily pick. My memories; the good and bad were wrapped up in my tiered skirt. I called it Chaka Chaka; my Chaka Chaka after my favorite African song bird my Yvonne; Yvonne Chaka Chaka. I knew that I…… Continue reading Tiered Skirt