I know the difference between A persona, and a person. And I know that even the persona Of Shania Twain, Will never be my BFF, As much as I dreamed about it as a kid Because she filled me with confidence and hope And it has lasted eighteen years, Through condescension, and hospitals, so manyContinue reading “The Birthday”
She loves to play string! She will eat floss from the garbage can, And buttons off the nightgown I’m wearing. She doesn’t like fancy water from a sink, Preferring the water in the toilet And she purs, Constantly! She’s mad? Purring, Content? Purs. Right now? Purring. That’s Mercy Obsidian.
My baby girl, My niece, long legs, Big cheeks, blue eyes. Smile wide, Except when showing you her grinch face. Makes you love the grinch Even at his worst. My little sunshine, Reads little critter books And spells, Thus putting us under her spell. Singing “My Little Sunshine” And shining light into the blackest hearts.Continue reading “Baby Long Legs”
If this life was a flower, You may scoff, At the dandelion In the dying grass. But, I feed the bees, And people blanket me in wishes, “Get well.” “Stay strong. “ “Have faith.” “Keep trying.” “Have respect for your elders. “ And after that I am blown aside, Except for a few souls whoContinue reading “DANDELION GIRL”
I went to volunteer at a preschool Excited and optimistic. I would be helping little children grow. We would play, and I, I would make a positive impact. I’m great with little kids I’m told! I think they lied to me. Because, On my first day, A little boy came running at me without warning.Continue reading “Different Sisters”
You like me! You really like me! I just hit 100 followers! THANKS FOR LETTING ME ENTERTAIN YOU! My goal for 2021 is to get more of your thoughts and comments! I want to know you! I want to stretch my mind. Keep being amazing 👏 Feel free to invite friends too! Have a wonderfulContinue reading “Thank You a Hundred Times Over”
Down the hall, End to end We run “Runny-Bunny, Runny-Bunny, Runny-Bunny!” Giggle and squeal, Giggle and squeal “Faster, faster, faster!” Holding my hands, He “chased” me Slowly stomping his feet, That is a brother, That is my brother, And I am a Runny-Bunny.
I wake up to my cat’s rear in my face. “If you’re not going to get up and feed me, scratch my hinde-quarters.” I scratch until my arm goes numb. She walks off, Turns around, and butts (no pun intended), Her head in that innocent way, “Look, I’m cute, you’re not done scratching me.” And,Continue reading “October the Cat-Alarm!”
I look to the old tiger in the corner. Thinking that they don’t usually last this long. But it is the little boys heart inside Still beating inside the tiger That betrays his tired limbs, Discovered on October 31st 1996, Promptly lugged home and feed Reese’s, and tootsie rolls. All of the little boy’s HalloweenContinue reading “The Tiger”
I do not want to be the “Silver Lining” lady because some things I face suck. period. Full-stop. Sometimes I protest my displeasure and demand ecstasy forgetting the need for darkness that allows consciousness of light. Moderation is appreciation and without appreciation, there is no value in light.