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 →

Broken eggs

The pull of the familiar The voices from the past They are only dreams now While they bring back a feeling, A twitch in your neck Where fear kept a nest Of eggs with shells so fragile A simple smell could break them open Look closer still. See that they are empty Just full of... Continue Reading →

A love letter to myself

I wrote this yesterday. It was a love letter to myself with words I needed to hear. I wasn't going to post- it was too raw, to out of context, too much.  Then I laughed because that's all a contradiction. So posting now to release my fears and live my intention toward my own growth... Continue Reading →

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