My Simple Life the World Can not Understand

My Simple Life the World Can not Understand By Katherine B. Parilli   My song is humble and sweet, Lacking in the entire fine graces and coy distractions. I make my way quietly through life. Of feminine charms I am completely unaware, My world to simple and concrete.   To me the world is a … Continue reading My Simple Life the World Can not Understand

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THIS WORLD IS A CRAZY PLACE

THIS WORLD IS A CRAZY PLACE By Katherine B. Parilli   This world is a crazy place. A crazier place to live could not be found. For in the midst of the greatest joy comes fear and sorrow disturbing the peace of every heart. Life seems empty and worthless. Greed fills every heart. Danger lurks … Continue reading THIS WORLD IS A CRAZY PLACE

Achy Bones

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

Nursing School Clerihew 1

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 Meet the King?

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?

Worn

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

A Better Place

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

Still

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