Category Archives: Poems

Without You

  You are my everything: Husband, friend, strongest supporter. You smile when I walk by, Cheer me on when I sing Encourage me to write Without ever reading a word I’ve written.   Without you I would be just a … Continue reading

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The Shadows

  I stand in the shadows Allowing the darkness To obscure my form. Feeling invisible In a world that demands Constant visibility. I am a deviant in this regard.   Hiding has become second-nature. Years of skulking about Formulate my … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Memories

  I was afraid of you from the very beginning. As far back as I can remember, I cannot recall A single incident in which you held me in your arms, Consoled me when I was sad, Comforted me when … Continue reading

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Fearful Memories

She came to her mother in the night smelling of sweat, fear and sour breath with hair tangled into miserable knots crying about the monsters plaguing her dreams which resembled all too closely the boys who teased her mercilessly at … Continue reading

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If I Saw a Werewolf

I saw a werewolf dancing a jig He jumped, he spun, he shifted his wig With twinkling toes and red-sparkling nails His laughter echoed through hills and vales   His grin, his teeth, incredibly big A handsome werewolf dancing a … Continue reading

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Love Is:

Love is everlasting. It does not flit about, Landing here and there, Staying just long enough To make someone believe, And then disappear, crushing hearts.   Love speaks volumes. There are not sufficient words In the world to express how … Continue reading

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My Never-ending Battle

I’d like to be able to tell you That I’ve won the battle with my body. That I’m down to a respectable weight And that nothing will distract me From that goal. But weight loss is a continuous battle. It … Continue reading

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