Longing Heart

Photo by Jess Bailey Designs on Pexels.com My heart is full of longing It calls to drown out the empty rooms It hearkens to starless nights It is hopeful like the rising of a full moon Yet my time for healing is not completed So few numbers saved So many numbers deleted Even when I … Continue reading Longing Heart

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

Lights Go Out

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Do you ponder about me? When the lights go out It's cold in your house And you turn your space heater on Sitting still in a spacious room With silent photos that refuse to speak Remember when my mere presence Made your eager knees grow weak? We are the closest … Continue reading Lights Go Out

Dad’s Compass

Photo by Jakson Martins on Pexels.com Dad's Compass You taught me how to get back up! How to dust off the dirt And keep on walking How to taste better tears But keep on talking You taught me how to survive How to address the hurt inside And stay alive How to move in a … Continue reading Dad’s Compass

A Furry Friend

    Photo by Binyamin Mellish on Pexels.com A Furry Friend The television flashes with images of canines with no place to go At the time, I had an apartment that didn't feel like home So I made my way to the shelter In search of a friend to call my ownAs I strolled into … Continue reading A Furry Friend