sliver of metal covered my heart like armor so no glass shattered...
What a brilliant soul Twisted, surrounded by pain Yet ...giver of light
My eyes are brown. My parents have brown eyes. This is a physical trait I know for sure came from my parents. I have often wondered if my problem solving skills or my communication skills could also be inherited from my parents. Research suggests it doesn't work that way. Environment seems to shape our intelligence… Continue reading Is Intelligence Inherited…
You run the race because you want to... Because there is so much more to life after you reach the finish line... FYI: My own photos...just out living life...
Only your whispers create magic in my limbs I flutter about around trees and ponds Summer is the best season We lie on a blanket made for two Suck on strawberries...bite into our dreams It's calm here ...the wind is not aggressive The park is its own world of worlds A deer prances and… Continue reading Just Us In The Light
Pretty comes undone when her smile evaporates She has a way of melting under warm tongues When she dances rivers overflow When she opens her mouth butterflies emerge Bees stalk the flowers Pretty sleeps on clouds and doesn't wake before Noon She runs into the woods to pray to God hoping the C word… Continue reading Pretty
Does anyone else prepare lists for themselves all day long? It would be great to know someone else out there is like me. I create lists for everything. This time of the year is especially exciting for me because I am already thinking summer. Summer vacation season starts at the end of May.… Continue reading Books for Summer Vacation
In honor of National Poetry Month I wanted to post a new poem. I will not be posting any other poems for awhile because I have a book coming soon. More details about my upcoming book will be in a post planned for late May - stay tuned. My creative writing/poems will be featured in… Continue reading April is for Writers
We seek greener pastures all the time. It's in all of us to keep looking for the next rainbow. A rainbow appeared on Tuesday afternoon...but now it's Friday and the pot of gold didn't appear. What is up with that?! Frustrating is what it is. The little 5 year-old in you wants what… Continue reading Sprinkle Water in Your Yard
I learned one of my biggest lessons at 35 : I don't have to please everyone. I wish I had learned that when I was 21. I really do. Let me clarify - I understood as a teenager that I couldn't please everyone. What I didn't understand until 35 is that I didn't need to… Continue reading Learning to Speak Up – Part II