Tired is a short poem inspired by my battle with chronic health issues such as fibromyalgia and iron deficiency anemia and those miserable days when with aching bone and tired head all I long to do is give up the struggle to get something done and rest my weary head. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ypytp_rVcM
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
It might sound like a strange title for a poem, but if you have a You Tube channel, especially a small one, than you are probably aware that for the past year or so the You Tube world has plagued by several incidents that has supposedly caused advertisers to pull their adds from the platform. … Continue reading Woe is Me for My Puppy Dreams Have Met the You Tube Adpocalpse
The poem, Success is Not My Friend, was inspired by my years of struggle to reach the unspoken dreams of my heart. Getting up early, traveling far, skipping meals when necessary, and working long into the evening to make my dreams a reality. Yet even though I worked hard, giving the effort my all, it … Continue reading Success is Not My Friend
Most days my mind is filled with the tedious minutia required for survival. Important thoughts such as buying food to fill a hungry belly and ensuring a warm clean place to live and sleep overshadow everything else. The mind is overcome with too much anxiety and care to consider the grandeur of the universe or … Continue reading If I Could Write
Grant Me the Grace to Face Each Day By Katherine B. Parilli Dear Lord please grant me the grace to live each day. Help the thoughts of my heart to be pleasing to Thee. Give me the fortitude to honor you even in adversity. Give me the strength to walk alone, and the courage to … Continue reading Grant Me the Grace to Face Each Day
What Does it Mean to be Me? Who am I? I wonder. I love to write, But what doe that mean? I love to sing. I love to laugh. Music moves my soul, But what does that mean? I cry when I a sad, I exercise to get fit. I work heard when I … Continue reading What Does it Mean to be Me?
My legacy is a poem of reflection. It ask the painful question, if something happened to me what would be the legacy of my life? What value would it have, what purpose would it have served? Would it be the kind of life that I could look back upon with pride or would I shudder … Continue reading My Legacy