Thanks to a long list ailments that include fibrillation, migraines, and chronic anemia, it seems that I spend most of my life tired, painful, and so deeply worn that some days it is all that i can do to drag myself out of bed and crawl my way to the sofa. Worn is sadly a … Continue reading Worn
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
Waiting for love has not been easy. After years and years of waiting the lamp of hope has at times burned very low and a feeling of hopelessness has threatened to take over. Yet there is a part of me that has refused to give up and still clings to the hope that one day … Continue reading Still
Where is the Peace the World Declares Shall Silence the Prophesy of God? By Katherine B. Parilli Where is the era of peace the world speaks so proudly of? I see only violence and despair. Where is the bright healthy future they have ardently promised? Where is the age when poverty shall be wiped clean? … Continue reading Where is the Peace the World Declares Shall Silence the Prophesy of God?
What Am I? By Katherine B. Parilli What am I when nothing I seek to become can I achieve? When I try time after time to touch the stars; So grand and worthy, Yet falter and fail to reach their beauty. How I long to succeed and climb the lofty towering mountains, To overcome … Continue reading What Am I?
How Can I Honor Thee When I Have Lost My Way? By Katherine B. Parilli How can I honor Thee when I do not know the course of my life? When I am so confused by the multiplying confusion of my stone blocked road that I cannot find my way, How can I bring honor … Continue reading How Can I Honor Thee When I Have Lost My Way?
It was a bright sunny afternoon, but I was curled up in bed enjoying a needed rest. English II, a course that thanks to its research paper, had filled me with dread was successfully behind me. And another semester, my first in the honors program, was only a few weeks away. Excited about my new … Continue reading THE BRIEF ROMANCE OF KATTI B. PREFACE
Waves is a poem inspired by the varying moods of the heart. Like the waves of the ocean are moods change. Sometimes they are quiet and subdued, other times eager and laughing, and still others it pounds angrily upon the shore. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BJiKKqoLe4