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
This clerihew was inspired by attempt to go to nursing school. Sadly poor health prevented me from completing the course, and made completing school a dream. But I will never forget that time and will forever wish that my health had been stronger. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmKKvpHYEGQ If you enjoyed this school inspired poem, you might … Continue reading Nursing School Clerihew 1
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?
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?