I Saw Myself

I saw myself today 30 years ago a newlywed In that cabin across the river Where I sat for hours watching the currents sweep over the boulders Time spent with my lover in solitude and adventure with dreams of the future and contented pleasure. I saw myself today 20 years ago a mom of two … Continue reading I Saw Myself

Layers

Multi layered, Multi faceted Unseen layers Private thoughts Personal goals Hopes and dreams --- Hidden layers Hurt and loss Grief and memories Love and hate and passions subdued --- Intricate layers Ideas and inspirations Fears and triumphs Aspirations and ideals --- Outer layer Designed and scarred Unique and beautiful Ingrained with the fingerprint of God … Continue reading Layers

Pulling Heartstrings

She heard a distant baby cry Heartstrings played a quiet lullaby She felt the flaxen head upon her breast Hush little one, be not distressed Sleep softly, baby, find your rest Heartstrings played a little tune She rocked and patted and hummed Heartstrings comforted the little one She drops a tear of memories into her … Continue reading Pulling Heartstrings