This poem was inspired by my battle with fibromyalgia, chronic pain, and migraines. Instead of living life, I spend far too much time curled up in a tight ball longing for relief. Yet as hard as it is to battle with this invisible foe, I hold onto the hope that glorious day when the trumpet … Continue reading Achy Bones
As I look at the rapid changes taking place in the world, my heart has grown heavy. Sorrow of every type and stripe is filling the land as mankind increasingly grows numb to the cries and needs of his neighbor. As I look at the increase in crime, hatred, sickness, and want, my mind has … Continue reading And So the World Travels
Am I ready to met the king is a question that I have found myself asking more and more as the world around me changes at an alarming rate and the world I once knew slips forever beyond the horizon. Everywhere I turn I see sign after sign that seems to shout the alarm that … Continue reading Am I Ready to Meet the King?
Some days the sorrows and cares of this world get me down. The bright enthusiastic outlook that I seek to maintain for a few moments breaks down as instead of seeing a field of bright flowers, I notice the thousands of stubborn weeds threatening to destroy the beauty of life. Everywhere I see and hear … Continue reading A Better Place
A Puppy Dream was inspired by a picture I took of my little dog Happy. There was something in the way he looked out the window that gave me the feeling that in his own puppy way, he was reflecting upon his life. The expression on his face took on an air that I would … Continue reading A Puppy Dream: Dog Poetry
Adventure Pup is a little poem inspired by little pup Happy who is always ready for an adventure no matter the time of day or night. If even a halfway reasonable expectation that the word ride, car, travel, trip, etc is of a serious nature does not cause his little ears to wiggle and send … Continue reading Adventure Pup: Happy Pup Poetry