Life of a Flower

It isn’t the garden in which I was raised Nor the abundance that nourished me in my young days It was my acceptance of the resources given And my love for light that kept me striven I could never complain of the rain that cleansed They were loving kisses, I sensed Though my home wasContinue reading “Life of a Flower”

Southern Wave

Beneath water waves Eyes of Life beneath, peeking Amazing beauty Creatures that share Mother Earth Companions of Life Filled with wonder to survive Share compassion all around. This painting, Southern Wave, by Theresa Hardjana, inspired me to think of the wildlife in our oceans. I’ve never explored these waters but I love to imagine theContinue reading “Southern Wave”

Because Every Child Matters: Spoken Word Poetry

Provide love and safety because every child matters, Offer love consistently because every child matters. Acceptance is deserved, Respect should never be reserved because every child matters. Abuse is not a way to teach, Excellence is what we want them to reach because every child matters. Family is an important foundation, It is the rootContinue reading “Because Every Child Matters: Spoken Word Poetry”

Don’t Try to Understand Everything

Inspired by 2 Anonymous quotes: “Don’t try to understand everything. Sometimes it’s not meant to be understood, but to be accepted.” & “Sometimes when things are falling apart they may be falling into place.” Sometimes it’s not meant to be understood. The winds whisper in their panicked frenzy And it asks for nothing, But toContinue reading “Don’t Try to Understand Everything”

Pet Dragon: Spoken Word Poetry

Beyond the castle walls Lies a dragon longing to be owned It holds a fiery passion Igniting with love Open the gates that protect Welcome it into your heart Embrace its warm flames And make it one with you Awaken your pet Take flight together When all else feels lost in the turbulence of life,Continue reading “Pet Dragon: Spoken Word Poetry”