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
The poem Buyer Beware was inspired in part by the day my family and I adopted our little pup Happy. That morning we had left our home with a long list of things to do and supplies that we needed to get for various projects. Because it was a Sunday morning and the most stores … Continue reading Buyer Beware
Waiting is a poem of longing inspired by the uncertainty and impatience of waiting to find my special person, the soul mate with whom I will spend the rest of my life. Sometimes it seems like it will take forever, and yet at others I am full of hope that love is right around the … Continue reading Waiting
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?