The Waters of Life

The waters of life rush through my heart With every breath and beat they flow No stillness in the body No pausing of the soul It flows it flows Sometimes I think I can stop the flow The ride is too fast The change too great And this just causes pain The river running through... Continue Reading →

Choosing

If we are choosing to operate through love Then fear can not have a voice Our truth can not be clouded Our anxiety can not close our hearts If we choose love We choose to show up With courage Even to say we need silence We need space Even to say I’m suffering And I... Continue Reading →

Nothing to Say

I’ve got nothing to say So I don’t dare to speak I am one of the powerless One of the meek I will stay in my lane And follow the road That they tell me to go And I’ll carry the load My free will surrendered My sovereignty lost It’s only survival And that’s only... Continue Reading →

A Prayer

Dear God, I ask you now To distance me from fear To help me see with open eyes To  hear with open ears. Give me the strength to feel my pain To break open the shell And learn the lessons I must glean From every time I fell. Given me time to be in peace... Continue Reading →

The River

There is a river of pain within meAnd it’s full of all of my tearsSometimes it rushes violentlyCrashing on rocks, tearing down the branches in my mindI’m not a strong swimmer,or so the story goes,And yet I swim there oftenAt one with all my fearsIf I flail and grasp as I am rushed downThere is... Continue Reading →

Too much

When too much is being said not enough is heard when too much is being shown not enough is seen when too much energy comes in not enough is felt when not enough is felt we don't notice the pain when the pain goes unnoticed it turns in to disease when the disease grows it... Continue Reading →

Keeping up

Do you ever feel like you can't keep up? Like the world has sped up And you turn your head and whoosh…   Another day Another dollar Another night Another bother   And it spins and circles And faster it moves As our legs start to give out As our minds we start to lose... Continue Reading →

Dragons

The scariest dragons are the ones you don’t see The ones of control and uncertainty They will keep you in fear And threaten your death They will trick you, distract you Shield truths of what’s best These dragons wear masks to hide in plain site They convince you they’re safe So you let them inside... Continue Reading →

Choices

I don’t need to drink I don’t need to cry I don’t need to live I don’t need to die   This is my task This time and this place It may not be easy It may not feel safe   I can decide What path it will take I can choose to be true... Continue Reading →

Girl, you’ve got it good

Walking out of the fire As your past burns down Looking only forward As the flames lick your heels They tell you you should be afraid Because fear is a team sport these days But girl, you’ve got it good Stripping off your clothes No hiding what is real Still standing tall As the wind... Continue Reading →

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