Battle For Keeps

Photo by Julia Larson on Pexels.com Fight Bloody knuckles Pushing back tears Clinching teeth Balled up fist Greased up face Cornrows to the back Passionate eyes Steady gaze Eager, light, prancing feet A song in your heart Defeat far from your mind Time burns away Minutes turn into seconds Low grunts from aching ribs And … Continue reading Battle For Keeps

Blow My Way

Photo by Mikhail Nilov on Pexels.com There are days when I woke up to my boyfriend But I only thought of you If you were okay? And if you met anyone new? I dreamed that I would run into you In the city That we would have a second chance A last hurrah A final … Continue reading Blow My Way

Mine

Photo by Anna Tarazevich on Pexels.com Sorry I've been gone for awhile┬á I've been working, praying, staying focused  Driving quickly to the next place  Getting over the traumas of yesterday  While utilizing every second that leads to a new tomorrow  Preparing for the unseen blessings  And challenges that set my heart ablaze  Building the bricks … Continue reading Mine

Looking For Reasons

Photo by Ono Kosuki on Pexels.com The reasons we trust are varied and few in-betweenOvercoming feelings of isolation and heart breakFor a tomorrow that shines brighter than yesterdayYou are blue sky to me The moving white clouds of hopeful ecstasyYou are the warm falling rain on worn rooftops Thoughts of you bleed into my dreams … Continue reading Looking For Reasons

Unseen Tomorrow

Photo by Olga Shenderova on Pexels.com Sometimes, the heart doesn't know... Yesterday from tomorrow It seems like the days all run together The seconds blur into minutes Followed by inconsequential hours We look toward the unseen Like a fawn searching for their mother's face, Fresh out the womb Procreated quickly but birthed too soon The … Continue reading Unseen Tomorrow