Tag Archives: Musings

Heritage Story

My mom was not a great storyteller. She didn’t read books or magazines or even the daily newspaper. She did watch television news, but only those stories that weren’t about war or killing. There was one death that intrigued her, … 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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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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God Gave Me You

God gave me you When I needed you the most. You came to me like a miracle Stepping out of the haze into A light of your own Hewn from love, from a family That embraces strangers And accepts them … Continue reading

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Tumult

Words spew forth like a waterfall A frenetic jumble of phrases That slowly meld together Forming cognizant thoughts At times, soft and comforting At others, cannonballs capable of destruction Annihilating warships Armies wielding sharp swords in response. But I am … Continue reading

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Love Thoughts

Just thought I’d tell you, In case you didn’t know. How much I love you More and more each and every day. How I love being with you, Doing simple things like Walking around the block, Hand-in-hand while we talk … Continue reading

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The Road

Ahead the road lay like a long, straight line. But it was only an illusion. There were subtle rises and falls, Bigger hills and valleys. Turns to the left and right, But always, without fail, The road returned to its … Continue reading

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