Fear(less) (poem)

Don't ever tell me, "You can't" Don't ever tell me, "You won't" Don't ever tell me, "You shouldn't" Don't ever tell me, "Don't" Don't ever tell me, "You might look stupid" Don't ever tell me, "You dream too much" Don't ever tell me, "You might fail" Don't ever tell me, "That's good for someone else, … Continue reading Fear(less) (poem)

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Endings and Beginnings

October 21, 2017 . . . that was the last time I posted anything of substance.  I posted a random poem in January, but other than that, nothing since last October.  Maybe I've had nothing to say.  Maybe I've had too much to say.  Maybe I didn't know how to say whatever it was that … Continue reading Endings and Beginnings

I know only that I do not know what lies ahead

“Girls you've gotta know when it's time to turn the page.” ― Tori Amos, Tori Amos: From the Choirgirl Hotel This is going to sound so weird, but I killed a big part of myself.  Not literally, obviously, but it's true. Two weeks ago I walked into work and turned in my resignation.  As of … Continue reading I know only that I do not know what lies ahead

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 14 – Your Life In 7 Years

When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up?  Did you want to be a doctor, teacher, police officer, firefighter, or in the military? What about when you were a teenager?  What grand career did you imagine for yourself?  Were you picturing your life would be like?  Married?  Children?  … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 14 – Your Life In 7 Years

Dancing with the devil

I've heard that we need to stay away from toxic people, otherwise they will bring us down to where they are rather than us lifting them up to where we are.  But how does someone who tries to see the best in everyone do that without feeling like she's given up on people?  How can … Continue reading Dancing with the devil

1,158-square-feet of the American dream

I'm sitting my studio right now feeling a bit (a lot) nervous and was thinking about how quickly plans can change. 1.  I'm not leaving my job at Froggy. 2.  My husband and I are meeting with our real estate agent to put a bid in on the house I feel in love with a … Continue reading 1,158-square-feet of the American dream

A New Day (poem)

Today is a new day to dance in the rain Today is a new day to let go of yesterday's pain Today is a new day to hug and kiss and smile Today is a new day to go the extra mile Today is a new day to pick up what you put down Today … Continue reading A New Day (poem)

Separate (poem)

What are you doing in this great big world As I close my eyes tonight What are you seeing, thinking, dreaming Are you alright It's been so long since I've heard your voice Since I've seen your face We're once again strangers Occupying the same time in space I hope, with you, all is well … Continue reading Separate (poem)