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

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Buyer Beware

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

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?

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?

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?

THE BRIEF ROMANCE OF KATTI B. PREFACE

It was a bright sunny afternoon, but I was curled up in bed enjoying a needed rest. English II, a course that thanks to its research paper, had filled me with dread was successfully behind me. And another semester, my first in the honors program, was only a few weeks away. Excited about my new … Continue reading THE BRIEF ROMANCE OF KATTI B. PREFACE

Waves By Poetry From the Heart

Waves is a poem inspired by the varying moods of the heart. Like the waves of the ocean are moods change. Sometimes they are quiet and subdued, other times eager and laughing, and still others it pounds angrily upon the shore. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BJiKKqoLe4