Tag Archives: #selflove

Bursting Through the Gray

Winter often weighs heavy as my thoughts match the cold and gray dead nothing. ~ It demands my courage, but what else are you to give when it forces you to start again? ~ I have found, however, as I … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #19

During the lowest part of my life, I was betrayed by someone I completely trusted and thought would never hurt me. I tried to move past it, but the truth is, I never have. I tried to forgive and forget. … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #17

After my mother died, I felt lost. It felt like a part of me died, too, and I suppose, in some ways, a part of me did die with her. I am not the same woman I was when she … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #12

When I was looking back through my poetry to pick one for today’s post, I was torn on which one to choose. I was talking with a friend the other day about how I feel I never truly found myself … Continue reading

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The Girl With the Kind Blue Eyes

One day I gazed deep into the mirrorReflection caught me by surpriseFor found within the love I heldFor the girl with the kind blue eyes The light went off and cried I didWhen I recognized my demiseIf I continued spewing … Continue reading

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Hello Beauty, Hello Strange

I grew up in a family of women who got stuff done. Last-minute changes in plans and we now have an extra five mouths to feed? The women made it happen. Someone was injured during a nerf gun battle while … Continue reading

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