My Past Stands Behind Me: Spoken Word

My past stands behind me. An illumination that guides, No longer a shadow that haunts, A reminder to never again choose to hide. ~My past stands behind me~ A constant force inside, Now a light that isn’t here to taunt, The child in me with whom I can confide. My past stands behind me, AContinue reading “My Past Stands Behind Me: Spoken Word”

Be Warned by What Speaks to Your Heart

Inspired by “We must endure our thoughts all night, until the bright obvious stands motionless in the cold.” -Wallace Stevens Within darkness, thoughts whirl and weave, Heading to and fro. Where is it all meant to go? You won’t obviously know. Withstand this, to find what you need, Let darkness calm into a guiding light.Continue reading “Be Warned by What Speaks to Your Heart”

Without the Journey, One Can’t Judge

Amidst the shadows of hovering trees, Where’s the light to help see? An array of paths that aren’t concrete Which direction should one beseech? Atop routes of dirt and rocks one must trudge To get darkness to budge. What will one realize at the end? Without the journey, one can’t judge. I posted this poemContinue reading “Without the Journey, One Can’t Judge”

A Journey to Discover Life’s Full Melody

There are times when I want to shut the door and stare, When the darkness inside clouds all vision and light. My truth transforms into a haunting parody, All that was appreciated now seems unfair. -A journey to discover Life’s full melody- I ride the ups and downs until it becomes bright, Reach understanding thatContinue reading “A Journey to Discover Life’s Full Melody”

We are a Seed Amidst the Darkness of Soil

Our needs are met through the soil, Its darkness offers paths to meet with light. It is in darkness that we follow what calls, And make a search for what’s bright. The path through soil feels trying and uncertain, It is with faith that we don’t lose sight. Hope pulls us to the surface, ItContinue reading “We are a Seed Amidst the Darkness of Soil”