Healing, Nuturing, poetry, Strength

Stardust and Healing – Poem

  Stardust   In my dreams, I traveled to the stars through the black darkness, to the heavens of the infinite,   gathering stardust in outstretched arms, bits of  future self, which flowed over my heart.   Glowing embers surrounded a dying organ, encouraging, nurturing, restoring love.   Warmth growing, healing the self bringing me back to… Continue reading Stardust and Healing – Poem

Maya Angelou, Mexican History, poetry, Poetry Month, poets, Sandra Cisneros, Social Justice, Strength

Poetry on Wednesdays-Political Poetry

Remember high school English classes? That was my first introduction to poetry. Old poets. Lot's of 'thee's and thou's," and too much Old English stuff. I was a studious person, more logical than emotional, so many poems went over my head. That was until I went to college, in the mid '70's. It was an eyeopener when… Continue reading Poetry on Wednesdays-Political Poetry

Healing, Hope, Love, poetry, Self Care, Strength, Stress

My Heart Rises-Poem

  It's been many days since I've wanted to work on my manuscripts. Or do much. One of the side effects of this lull is using the bits and pieces that tumble out of the heart. Examine them for meaning. Are they true, fears, or lies? Sometimes the words are like puzzle pieces to keep… Continue reading My Heart Rises-Poem

Encouragement, Faith, Family, Strength, Stress

When Stress Gets To You

If I could choose 10 days to give back to time, I'd choose the last ten. Between my usual six month cancer checkup (to see if I'm still in remission or not),  a relationship ending, and my brother in critical care and suffering from ICU Delirium, the stresses of my life cut through any desire… Continue reading When Stress Gets To You