Tag: Family of Origin
When She Goes
When she goesIn her blue dressAnd pearls What will I do? When they send herInto the fireThe last I will see Of her How will I move? She’s all I can seeIn the ocean of my mindHer greyed hairHer drooping eyesHer tiredness Yet stronger stillIs her presence in meThe woman I knew30 years ago The…
Are You Good Enough?
Struggling with feelings of never being good enough? Read this article to heal yourself
Who Are You?
This poem is about my father who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2015. He died within 6 weeks of his diagnosis. After announcing his condition through email, he refused to see anyone for two whole weeks. He was a very independent and proud man who wanted to take care of business before letting people…
You wondered once ifA poem I wrote was aboutYou ‘Tofu’ it was delicately calledA nickname for someoneSpecial, who tickledMy senses Appalled when you askedMe that question. I said‘No, it’s not you’ Never suspecting youWould be hurt. How was I supposedTo know what that questionMeant? All of my life I didn’tKnow that wordsWere not enoughTo convey…
A long time ago, there lived a girl in a castle. It was an ivory tower, tall, pale and lonely. Encircling the castle was a huge and thick gray wall, dark and foreboding. It was made of heavy grey bricks so closely melded together it seemed to be one gigantic monolith. No matter how far…