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?
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 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
Tired is a short poem inspired by my battle with chronic health issues such as fibromyalgia and iron deficiency anemia and those miserable days when with aching bone and tired head all I long to do is give up the struggle to get something done and rest my weary head. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ypytp_rVcM
Most days my mind is filled with the tedious minutia required for survival. Important thoughts such as buying food to fill a hungry belly and ensuring a warm clean place to live and sleep overshadow everything else. The mind is overcome with too much anxiety and care to consider the grandeur of the universe or … Continue reading If I Could Write