The paint is peeling Breaking away Curling and chipping Not much longer to stay On the shingles and shutters That’ve seen better days When not yet twisted By the hands of decay When they hung straight And the paint was new The windowpanes glistened And the sun shone through But life had not lived there… Read More Life Had Not Lived There
They say age is just a number But it’s oh, so much more It’s full of many moments Too special to ignore It’s a soul’s journey At a crawl, a walk, a run With huge lessons learned And small victories won So, don’t believe it’s just a number It’s more than years that got you… Read More A Soul’s Journey
We wait for the sun To dry up the rain We wait for God To heal all our pain We wait to start living ‘til it’s time to die We wait too long To finally ask why We wait forever For stars to align Unable to see Their abstract design We wait and we… Read More We Wait
Two trees stood tall Brothers side-by-side At the edge of the field With no place to hide ~ One noticed changes All subtle at first Its leaves streaked in color Its roots a new thirst ~ But, the other found excuses Afraid of too much, too soon Noting, the air’s not cool enough And the… Read More Two Trees
As raindrops do Souls fall to earth Are given life And breath at birth; Some will gently nurture While others flood Where one aids in growth Another turns to mud; Then just as quickly As they once fell to earth They evaporate Back into the dirt; Where one sprouts new life The other causes only… Read More Evaporate
If we choose to see The signs As hope for some When there’s none to find; These subtle displays Hidden in plain sight Will refresh each day With renewed delight; Opening eyes That are ready to see There is so much more This world can be; When we find The signs In the places we… Read More Signs
A fallen fragment That once stood tall Appears broken, downtrodden Very nearly forgotten But from rings of strength Formed through tests and trials New purpose exists For what’s now tired …Splintered… Into a shelter Ready to share Storms it’s been through For out of its wounds Life is born anew
Ingrained On your soul A pattern Only you own. Where you’ve been What you’ve learned Where you’re headed; Make you One of a kind With a unique design Ingrained On your soul.