The Thunder From Within

Here I am now thinking of her yes she’s on my mind. No I haven’t been drinking just keeping sane in my time.  — My place so bold am I because I simply beg to try, to keep my faculties about me because without her I could cry. — I can’t stop it now I’m…

The Value Of Love

There is something that changes around the eyes when a person is in love…true love. It’s as if colors become present when before there were just shades of grey. You are able to see clearer and it is the soul being enlightened when your mind comprehends the lengths you would go to have an excuse…

The Echo That Brought Me Sight

In the beginning it began as an echo her sharp wit filled the halls within me, even when she said not a single word It spoke volumes, changing me completely. The gate of her stride was quaint I remember how she glided upon the floor. I can see it as if it were yesterday now…

What Scared My Grandfather,The Most Fearless Man That Ever Lived

I made my daily visit to see my grandmother tonight. Mama Jo, as we call her, lives next door. My grandfather passed away over a year ago after 70 plus years of being married to her. Pop’s death has been difficult for her. She tells me she often cries because she sometimes expects him to…

The Ones We Love Have The Ability To Bring Us The Most Pain

The people we love the most see us completely. We are not afraid to be vulnerable, to be seen in front of those we love. Love is understanding, forgiving, innocent, pure and kind. Yet as inevitably as we are human, we are to err.  Emotions can get the best of us and circumstances can dictate…