Category: Poet’s Corner

JusticeA Eulogy     Will there ever be justiceThat is all I prayed forI wanted justice It feels as if I am choking On my wordsBut I am not speechlessMy problem is quite the oppositeI have too many wordsBut they all say the same thingHow is this possible I step away And try to clear…

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Change     Change pounds on the doorWelcomed or notShe will not be ignoredThe only true constant In lifeIs changeShe will rush over youWith overpowering force and determination Knocking you to the groundLeaving you broken and baffled Unless you decide to surrenderTo the unrelenting truth That change is inevitable And even if embraced cautiouslyWith apprehension…

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Besitos y Abrazos I keep checking the doorLooking through the peepholeJoyful in anticipationIt is not Christmas morningOr my birthdayNor is a long lost friend landing soonYet I run around the houseMaking sure everything is exactly as it should beFresh strawberries and grapesChocolate chip cookiesAnd cakeThere must always be cakeI step outside and look aroundWalking to…

The End Will Lead To Once Upon a Time

you can see that you are almost done the pages yet to be turned are dwindling away and soon it will be finished but you are not ready for the feast to end regardless of how well you have eaten you want more more than those last few pages can satisfy so you step away…

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Record, Remember, and Relive Write it downYesThe good and the not so goodThe moments you believe you will want to treasureAnd those you wish had not been as they wereOne dayMaybe sooner than you might imagineIt will matter that you are the one that recorded your storyYou will want to rememberYesThe good and the not…

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Family Values As a child I was never read fairy tales Or Little Golden Books The stories I heard Were mostly illustrated with flannelgraphs In Sunday school classrooms And to this day I believe every word to be true Yet Despite that belief I keep expecting something other than Cain and Able Why I do…

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I Do not want to Forget to be Thankful   do you forget to be thankful I know it happens unintentionally I am certain but somehow thankful gets overwhelmed by sorrow or desire or even need real or imagined is inconsequential when overlooking thankfulness   our focus changes instead of seeing our blessings we only…

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Standing Watch The once bright canvas is fading fast. Soon only the brown curled up leaves will remain as they await a gusty wind or the weight of the first snow to plummet them to ground where they will be crumbled into little pieces to be reclaimed by the earth. The starkly naked trunks and…

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I Am Not Apologizing Anymore I am done apologizing for who I am Yes It is true That I am sorry if I make you feel uncomfortable But I am not apologizing anymore We have chosen different paths What matters to you and me is not the same I am at peace with the difference…

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I Stand and Applaud You   I stand and applaud you.   Rarely do words, my most constant and faithful companions fail me but at the moment, I am at a loss.   So, I stand and applaud you.   To endure injustice is never easy, to survive it marks you worthy of praise but…