Hey Y’all, I just wanted to let you know that my “20” poem poetry e-book is free for download until Monday June the 5th. Please take advantage of this and let me know your sincere thoughts. Again, I thank you so much for your love, friendship and support in the blogging community. God Bless Susan…… Continue reading Free Poetry E-Book Download
“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!
Dear Stepmother, I know I am a stranger talking about the elephant in the room. Yes, we all notice but refuse to speak. It’s taken me many years to be able to have the courage to do so myself. Don’t get me wrong, I believe there are many beautiful hearted women out there that give…… Continue reading Dear Stepmother…
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.
I have danced in the Storm A tune most dare to dance to A tune too high for many I have touched burning coals A way to survive A need to keep on Danced to the lion’s tune Sat in a tiger’s mouth Dinned at a paython’s mercy I have… Danced in the wind Danced…… Continue reading I!
She is shattered glass gathered! An abandoned bouquet watered. A broken heart healed An open wound stitched A crushed soul lifted A cold body warmed A smile resurrected A lonely hand held Loved salvaged Held Lifted By your compassion Kindness Grace and.. Love. One by one A piece at a time Each gathered back by…… Continue reading Shattered glass gathered.
I was robbed of my childhood I was in a lion’s den I was in a lion’s claws While you were sleeping! Devouring me; he was Slowly killing me; he was While you were sleeping! I begged I cried I screamed I tried While you were sleeping! I was trembling I was scared I was…… Continue reading While you were sleeping!
On her knees she is groomed to stay.. On her knees; her only measure of obedience is found.. On her knees, she must serve them.. On her knees; her place during supper.. On her knees, she must greet them.. On her knees, she is expected to beg for oil.. On her knees, she begs for…… Continue reading On her knees..