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”

Be Grateful When You’re Sad

I heard someone say the other day that it was impossible to be grateful when you are sad. Personally, I do not believe this to be true. I have had a very personal heartbreaking situation, making me beyond sad but I’m still grateful. The source of my sadness and pain is private but I wantedContinue reading “Be Grateful When You’re Sad”

When Forgiveness is Needed

Usually, there is a time of sadness, sometimes anger, when forgiveness is needed. When someone you love hurts you, it is not only sad but painful. Your heart feels as if it is bleeding for the one who has hurt you. Sometimes anger rises up to disguise the pain. The only way forward is toContinue reading “When Forgiveness is Needed”

A Heart Torn

A tear,sliding gently,trying to escapeand fallinto a pool of sorrow. Lost dreams,once written,desired to be fulfilledbut pushedalways forward til the morrow. So many things,left undone,leaving a holeto be filledwhere happiness once flowed. Sadness falling,covering all,like a blanketforgottenneeding to be stowed. A void,in need of filling,darkness,vast and emptyevery night and morn. This is loss,and grief,and miseryforContinue reading “A Heart Torn”

If Ever I Saw

If ever I saw,really saw,what the world did to you,what you did to you,I would weep,bleed on the inside,until I was depleteddrained, lying on the floor. For you,you are a piece of meas intertwined as my breath;grown from within,sewn together with invisible thread,held,cradled,cared for,loved. If ever you knew what the world did to me,what wouldContinue reading “If Ever I Saw”