Tiny Stitches

Can I stitch them up – all the wounds of the world with a smile, a song and a steady hand? Positivity makes me foolish enough to believe my tiny soul has influence   and anything’s possible As optimism blooms in my heart I imagine hurts healing under the miracle-infused fingers of individuals I will try as others do – trust inContinue reading “Tiny Stitches”

Floodwaters

This rain it falls on my heart – The washing out of humanity haunts my soul drenching me completely I hope for a reprieve I plead for relief wondering when the floodwaters will retreat Until then all I can do is endure praying each drop won’t signal our end The area in my country is currently experiencing a major environmental event with intenseContinue reading “Floodwaters”

Take Care of Things that Grow (Villanelle)

Take care of things that grow And take pleasure in the wild; Love can make things glow. Change unfolds gradually, as most know With time, small advances are compiled; Take care of things that grow. In the moments that bring you woe, Like the loud tantrums of a child, Love can make things glow. YouContinue reading “Take Care of Things that Grow (Villanelle)”

A Glimpse of Gold (with audio)

I have been warned that I fall in love with people too easily, but I have my reasons. I am not naive, I can see people’s faults and dark intentions, but I also see their hidden riches. I am captivated by the unusual and overlooked rarity in people. If there is gold in someone, IContinue reading “A Glimpse of Gold (with audio)”