Burnt Acrostic 1

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkBdepfqQGc  

Anemia acrostic 8

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jInfPStWeg8

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

How My Soul Does Mourn for the Changes That Have Taken Place In the World Around Me

Change is a normal part of the world. What is trendy today, is out of fashion tomorrow, the favorite store of the hour may be bankrupt tomorrow, and like a pendulum the political world is always swaying back and forth. But lately it seems like change has gone into overdrive as the whole character of … Continue reading How My Soul Does Mourn for the Changes That Have Taken Place In the World Around Me

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

What Am I?

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?