I Have Saved Them

God, why did you have to take my loved one from me? My heart is breaking. My child, I do not take. I save. The one you loved has not left you. They are embedded in your heart for eternity so that you will remember their love. They have not gone; they have returned toContinue reading “I Have Saved Them”

Tears Help Heal

It may hurt, but your tears help heal. Tears have a way of making us think of how sad or hurt we are. They help heal us in ways we usually don’t think of. Tears allow us to express how we are feeling. Tears can release pent-up sorrow, which otherwise could cause our health toContinue reading “Tears Help Heal”

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”