Grant Me Hope

Some days it seems that the trials and tribulations of life have become so intense that my strenght gives out and my energy drops so low that I just fee like giving up. My eyes stop focusing upon the postive and my memory of all the good things that God has done fades, so that … Continue reading Grant Me Hope

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Grant Me Hope

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Anemia acrostic 6

  This short acrostic poem is part of a series of acrostics inspired by decade long battle with the wearisome effects of chronic iron deficiency anemia.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Qd-PXqn_c8

Foolish are My Hopes and Silly are My Dreams

This is a rather sad poem inspired by deep desire to find true love. With all my heart I long to find that special someone to share my life and my dreams with. But sadly, thanks to my battle with chronic illness, I fear that it has become a foolish longing that shall never become … Continue reading Foolish are My Hopes and Silly are My Dreams

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

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?