Mystery

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:28+00:00 January 9th, 2012|Author's Faves, He's Not Finished Yet, Poems|

(A yearning for deeper conversations)   I don’t want to be a mystery I want you to know the real me I want you to hear my story My unfolding journey I want to be read like the pages of a diary I want to be honest, open and free completely   I don’t want [...]

Invisible

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:30+00:00 January 6th, 2012|Author's Faves, Poems, The World Out There|

You walk right by me Like if I’m not there Looking straight ahead As though am not near   Can’t you see I’m standing here? I’m right next to you Am I invisible, camouflaged or see-through?   What’s going on? Where did common courtesy go? Why do we ignore each other? I just don’t know [...]

Monsters

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:30+00:00 January 6th, 2012|Author's Faves, Empowering Poems, Poems, Poems about Courage, Poems about Spiritual Battles, Poems about Strength, The World Out There, Toxic People|

I can never quite comprehend How easy it comes to you Evil monsters, scary monsters How do you do the things you do? As though life has no value   You take, you steal, you kill Destruction of all that is good and beautiful is your will   You lie, you cheat, you burn You [...]

Burning Bridges

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:32+00:00 January 4th, 2012|Author's Faves, Poems, Questions: A Poetic Conversation With God (Collection), Toxic People|

Don’t say hurtful things to others Because you feel backed into a wall Maybe you just need to change your perspective that’s all   Don’t be so defensive Trying to seek revenge The hurt of your pride, you are trying avenge   Don’t burn bridges You might need them again Don’t say something you will [...]

Damsel in Distress

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:32+00:00 January 4th, 2012|Author's Faves, Poems, Questions: A Poetic Conversation With God (Collection), Thoughts & Relationships|

I’ve tried to be your Knight in Shining Armor I’ve tried to comfort you and take away your fears   I’ve tried to warn you and give you good advice I’ve tried to always be there for you, never think twice   I’ve listened to you talk about how much you’re depressed I’ve tried to [...]

The Real Phenomenal Woman

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:32+00:00 January 4th, 2012|Author's Faves, Empowering Poems, Featured Poems, My Mother's Garden (Collection), Poems, Poems about Motherhood, Poems about Womanhood, Questions: A Poetic Conversation With God (Collection), The Proverbs 31 Woman, The Titus 2 Woman|

Her worth is not determined by physical appearances nor her beauty by the color of her skin Her extraordinary loveliness shines through An effervescent glow from within   What makes her phenomenal? Is it the stride of her strut? Is it the curve of her hips, the shape of her booty or the size of [...]

The Matriarch

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:33+00:00 January 4th, 2012|Author's Faves, My Mother's Garden (Collection), Poems, Poems about Good Parenting, Poems about Motherhood, Poems about Womanhood, Poems Dedicated to Someone(s) Special, Questions: A Poetic Conversation With God (Collection), The Proverbs 31 Woman, The Titus 2 Woman|

All her life she walks strong She fights and toil She digs up soil   She plants good seeds and watch them grow Then she reaped what she sow   Her children, grand-children, great grand children She has taught them how to love How to trust in their Father above   From her, daughters have [...]

A Mother’s Garden

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:33+00:00 January 4th, 2012|Author's Faves, Empowering Poems, Featured Poems, My Mother's Garden (Collection), Poems, Poems about Children, Poems about Motherhood, Poems about Womanhood, Questions: A Poetic Conversation With God (Collection), The Proverbs 31 Woman|

On her shelves, tables, mantels and walls There you will find framed photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, trophies, medals, certificates, momentums of achievement, boxes of pictures not yet framed or hung   Captured moments in the evolution of time Weddings, Graduations, Birthday Parties, celebrations and life’s simply joyful times   In drawers and storage rooms Old [...]

Protect You

By | 2017-08-16T12:51:34+00:00 January 4th, 2012|Author's Faves, Poems, Poems about Children, Poems about Motherhood, Poems about Trusting God, Questions: A Poetic Conversation With God (Collection)|

Do you know how much I want to protect you Keep you safe all the time Protect you from all the bad things in the world Crime, slime and grime   I want to baby proof your whole life Protect you from hurt, pain and strife   I want to catch you every time you [...]