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
“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!