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
Some days the sorrows and cares of this world get me down. The bright enthusiastic outlook that I seek to maintain for a few moments breaks down as instead of seeing a field of bright flowers, I notice the thousands of stubborn weeds threatening to destroy the beauty of life. Everywhere I see and hear … Continue reading A Better Place
Here is an excerpt from a story in my book School Days: A Collection of Poems and Stories Inspired by School. BEWARE OF THE WRATH OF MEDEIA! Excerpt 1 Hi, my name is Medeia Robertson. Of course, you have probably heard about me on the news or read about me in the newspaper. Funny, a … Continue reading BEWARE OF THE WRATH OF MEDEIA! Excerpt From School Days
Happy Clerihew is a short poem that was inspired by my adorable little puppy Happy. I hope that you enjoy it. And may you have a wonderful 4th of July. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KbmrES_qEM
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 many faces of love is a poem about love that was inspired by my little dog Happy. One day I was pondering the various ways that he showed his love and how he tailored how he showed his love to each member of the family. As I considered this I was struck with the … Continue reading The Many Faces of Love Pup Poetry
The relationship between sisters does not always run smoothly, but can at times seem like a dynamite ridden field where one wrong step triggers outright war. Impatience, irritation, and jealousy are all to ready to rear their ugly heads threatening the harmony of this special bond. Yet despite the rough and ragged course, the hours … Continue reading Sisters Acrostic 1
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