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Making Stars in the Sky (for Frankie)

Making Stars in the Sky (for Frankie)

  Walking across the sunlight sky, Stepping on clouds, looking back now and then, Where you afraid to die?   What was ahead of you that you felt you had to go? Was the love we felt for you not enough? Or was it time for your spirit to soar and grow?  ...

The Carnival

The Carnival

I went to a carnival. The first place I went was to the Fun House.  It was full of twisted images of what was not right. Scary things kept jumping out at me, and I could not find safety anywhere. I was scared. My hands shook and no one could hear my cries. ...

Holidays

Holidays

I want to celebrate again to enjoy a holiday from its beginning to its end. To smile on my birthday, all throughout the day. To enjoy a sunset, without a dark cloud coming my way. I want to drink a coffee without wanting to tell you a joke. I want to hear a song...

The Cloud Over My Head

The Cloud Over My Head

True pain is ever present once you have been hurt so badly that you no longer can feel the same. Something inside of you changes forever. Pieces are stolen, and you are left filling your now broken heart with plaster to hold it together. This poem is a reflection of the pain I have for someone dear to me. It will never fill or stop cracking. I can only keep putting the plaster back on it to hold the pieces together.

I Wish

I Wish

I wish for you the stars that light up the nights dark sky I wish for you the birds that soar as they go by I wish for you the sun that warms us when we are cold I wish for you the moon that calms our mind when we are old. I wish for you the flowers that brighten up a...

The Troll of Gratiot

There once lived the Troll of Gratiot, who was as greedy as she could be. She stole from most she knew, including her family. The Troll lived in seclusion, away from most in town. She would stock pile her goods around her, and always wore a frown.   Now the old...

Little Cabin  On The Lake

Little Cabin On The Lake

Little Cabin on the lake, take away my woes. With your lemon squares, and comfy chairs, and a soft cool breeze that blows.   I rock back and forth lazy as can be. Looking out of the windows at the swaying of the trees.   Forget about my problems for now....