We Kept the Faith

We don’t all have perfect lives. The stories we told ourselves didn’t all come true. Yet your word is true, and the days we look forward to are brighter and better. We don’t all have fairy tales. There’s been many battles and many failures. Many tears and many lonely nights. Yet, we’re the better offContinue reading “We Kept the Faith”

Shortcuts

When I was younger I took a lot of shortcuts But when you’re older and you hit a brick wall You have to wait Wait for a process that grinds you and turns you to zero You have to learn and embrace a process that molds you into something different Something separate Something not everyoneContinue reading “Shortcuts”

A Tribute to Nelson Mandela AKA Mandiba

I was seven when I first heard his story. I still hear the voices of his people screaming and chanting “Free Mandela” And the voice of a female singing “Winnie Mandela” It was the story of hope in the face of persecution Strength and Will in the face of oppression A woman standing as aContinue reading “A Tribute to Nelson Mandela AKA Mandiba”

Happy Thanksgiving

Originally posted on Love, Life and Poetry:
Naughty Things You Can Only Say On Thanksgiving…………….. 1. Talk about a huge breast! 2. Tying the legs together keeps the inside moist. 3. It’s Cool Whip time! 4. If I don’t undo my pants, I’ll burst! 5. That’s one terrific spread! 6. I’m in the mood for…

Goodbye December

Goodbye my dear December Last of the embers and my favorite member Your yuletide I’ll be sure to remember When autumn comes around with a bender Say hi to November October and September Lost love and memories misremembered From calendars ditched in attics and dustpans Remember my December That Santa makes you special And goodContinue reading “Goodbye December”