Stubborn Heart

Photo by Jess Bailey Designs on Pexels.com There's something wonderful about a stubborn heart. It beats when no one expects it to. It pushes in spite of insidious circumstances. Seeking unconditional love when the length of caring has run its course. Grasping onto straws that slip out of moist hands. Yet it continues to swim … Continue reading Stubborn Heart

Why I Love You

Photo by August de Richelieu on Pexels.com Pull on loose heart strings With a sigh of your voice Through the tilt of your head Via a weepy look in your clear eyes Only you can make hard shoulders slump forward While rigid arms give way for a much needed hug And that's why I love … Continue reading Why I Love You

Thought: You Are a Sparkler

Photo by Shivkumar Sd on Pexels.com You are the fun that left the room when the celebration fizzles out. Sparklers lit for less than a minute add brightness to partially lit places. That's why you are sorely missed. Because the absence of glittering illumination makes the heart grow fonder. So keep glowing baby. Flickering fireflies … Continue reading Thought: You Are a Sparkler

Hard To Break

Photo by Lopsan on Pexels.com Thousands of miles separate distant hearts A space that missed and longed for you Is within arm's reach but still so far away Arguments, tense conversations, childhood trauma and broken dreams Left us hurt but speechless How can a soul piece together pressure and stress that it can't comprehend? Years … Continue reading Hard To Break

The Gift of Prayer

My auntie died two weeks ago and it hit me hard. It feels like every time I come up for air, my naive lungs take in water. But nevertheless, I have come to the reality that time is not guaranteed. It is only granted to blessed souls for a limited amount of time. And when … Continue reading The Gift of Prayer