Category Archives: Poetry

Wrong

This is a poem written long ago, during one of many Dark Nights of the Soul. Nights in which I felt and believed, I could do no right, no support was accessible for me, and felt eternally trapped in my life. It speaks of trauma, past and present, and illuminates the thought processes of those who suffer emotional, mental, physical,

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Unexpected Miracles

No one ever expects a miracle –Though they are asked for,Always in high demand. It’s the miracles we receiveThat keep us in awe,For they appear in every unexpected course.News arriving of unplanned pregnanciesMiracles gift beautiful new souls.Through heartache of a failed relationshipMiracles endow strength within the heart.An unexpected death striking its blow,Miracles sneak in, bringing friends and foes truce and

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Pedestal

Raising aloft,Upon a looming pedestal,Label at my feet. Golden, gleamingBlasphemous display,Unwelcomed, unattainable title: PERFECT Gazes fall, sighted in hazy lens,Distortions to hideProblems,Downfalls,Heartache. Misconception forcing Conformity.Standing upon your pinnacle,Endlessly maintaining my struggle — Struggling againstHidden Pain. Struggling toSharpen Sight. Struggling againstBurdensome Title. Struggling toDiscover Worth. Struggling againstAbundant Sorrow. Struggling toElicit Happiness. Struggling againstPerpetual Duality Wavering HeartversusIllusionary Mind Strugglingto leap,to fall,to be

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