In My Sorrow

In my sorrowI feel losstears cascade down my cheeksyet I have known joy My sadness, a signthat I have lovedand have been lovedand lost In my sorrowI feel emptybut also I feel hopethat love will turn the tide My longing, a signthat I have not quita simple beliefthat things can still change In my sorrow,Continue reading “In My Sorrow”

The Unanswered Door

I stand therein my stubbornnesscalling until my voice is harshthroat soretears fallingto an unanswered plea I pound loudlyon the doorthat does not openknuckles bruisedbroken and bleedingtrying to force a way Please open the doorhear meyet, the door remains closedbarred to medespite my wantit will not open I do not seecannot move pastmy own want andContinue reading “The Unanswered Door”

I Ache

I achefor unfulfilled dreamsand hopes that have diedfor visions that won’t beand tears that I’ve cried I achefor the one that is lostwho can’t find his waywho walks about blindlyand lives day by day I achefull of memoriesof laughter and smilestime together lostseparation by miles I achefor how it should looka bit of normalcyfor whatContinue reading “I Ache”

I Swung From the Willow

I swung from the willow,so careless and free;from ground to air,her strong branches carried me. In the shade of the willow,our secrets we shared;two best friends just sitting,all frustrations were aired. We met at the willow,and smiled as we talked;somehow we returned there,whenever we walked. The willow meant comfort,a safe place to rest;all who walkedContinue reading “I Swung From the Willow”

Lost and Alone

He walks the roadslost and alonein the concrete junglecaught betweenloneliness and fearin isolation Passerbys circle around himnot seeing or ignoringnot knowing he is lovedby a parenta childa friend He is one of manythe invisiblesseen, but unseenstruggling to survivecast outbut never forgotten There are thosewho would help himif only he’d allow itunleashingstubbornness, perhaps pridebut he walksContinue reading “Lost and Alone”

The Tears I’ve Shed

The tears I’ve shed,so many,enough to fill a river,and then some. They flow freely,releasing my sorrow,until it pools,silently at my feet. When they dry,sorrow has dissipated,but not erased,they will come once more. They hurt,they heal,they gather,they fall. Like silent dropsin an ocean,unseen,unheard. Yet, I will savour my tearsfor in their releasingcomes a knowing,that I lovedContinue reading “The Tears I’ve Shed”

On the Wings of a Prayer

Hold your memories closeand he will be there,think of himand he will be there,tell of himand he will be there,like the quiet whisper of the wind,he’ll come,on the wings of a prayer. Cherish the times you hadand she will be there,share her stories,and she will be there,remember her laughterand she will be there,like the morningContinue reading “On the Wings of a Prayer”

Invisible Scars

There are scars all around,but none which you can see;for all of life’s strange markingsare deep inside of me. The voices cry out loudly,their sound is seldom heard;and yet I hear them clearly,can remember each and every word. The numbers are growing rapidly,I can see it in their eyes;the sadness cannot be hiddenbeneath the myriadContinue reading “Invisible Scars”

Throw Back Your Tears

Will you travel down the road of loneliness,or will you run down the path of love?Will you walk beside me in your journey,or walk on, and away with a shove? Do not disappear inside of your loneliness,for your loneliness can only bring pain;and, without having known some kind of love,you wouldn’t know it is possibleContinue reading “Throw Back Your Tears”

Dealing With Loss of a Different Kind

Not all loss comes from the death of a loved one. Sometimes, people are dealing with a loss of a different kind. If you have been hurt, betrayed or abused by someone you love there is a deep sense of loss. A bond, once tightly woven around hearts, broken, sometimes beyond repair. A hole isContinue reading “Dealing With Loss of a Different Kind”