“You gotta pose” They would demand “Smile big” “Say cheers” Imitating the sunlight; To camouflage the dark cloud That covered the “family” That family photograph I so resented! Flawless we appeared; Filthy we were indeed Fearless I posed; Fearful I was living Innocent our smiles made us; The innocence I never knew That pose That…… Continue reading Family photograph!
I know I have talked about things we have done to make sure the monstrous enemy called “cancer” in my case wouldn’t come back. However, by eating healthy, we are getting healthy in general and preventing more sicknesses other than cancer. Along with health through what we consume, there’s also physical health which is very…… Continue reading Physical health…
“I thought parenting was going to reveal my strengths, never realizing that God had ordained it to reveal my weaknesses.” Elyse M. Fitzpatrick
You bet ya! When you took that hand and made the vow and promise of love, you not only took a heart but the entire baggage that comes with that person next to you. In my case, I know for sure that my beloved groom gained some significant amount of baggage; a Motherless bride that…… Continue reading Marriage; the baggage claim!
Are we statistics; That your files hold on the shelf? When you see our frail and fading bodies, Do you hurt just a little? Or… Does your blood rush in excitement of a new research subject? Turning me, him, her and the next into your lab experiments! and… exciting experiences for yet another award? Do…… Continue reading Cancer???
Perhaps you have read snippets of me here and there on this blog and wondered why the many poems geared towards abuse. Well, I have lived through many seasons of pain and among them was childhood abuse. It left me broken and honestly saying I was a moving zombie would give you a crystal clear…… Continue reading Abuse recovery
There I was, excited to be wedded to my best friend and the love of my life; one I had known for 6 months to be exact. The words of “concern and worry” started pouring in intending to inform us about the nightmare we were about to glue ourselves into…Yes. Marriage. These were words coming…… Continue reading Marriage misconceptions.
Dear blogger friends, I would like to thank a special blogger friend Carly for nominating me for the versatile blogger award. I have been following her blog for a while now and I must say her story is humbling to me. I kindly ask you to take a minute out of your precious time and…… Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award
He that broke my knees Scavenging my flesh Bruising the body and soul. Laughing at my breaking Leaving me to beg for mercy Feasting on my misery Stripping my dignity… To bare bones I say A little at a time. “Please don’t”…I begged! Preying again and again He; The Scavenger!
When you say I matter For me; a “no body”… It’s to be somebody. When you wipe my tears With your own cloth… When you give me your hand You let me hold on… It’s to be somebody. I sit at your table You pass me a cup Your cup I dine at your table…… Continue reading To be somebody.