A Song without a Tune

She seems so simply strong but they don’t see what’s inside because all along they’ve been wrong no one’s on her side. Her friends say “Oh, you’re fine, you’ll make it through it’s not hard to do, it’s your choice, a state of mind.” She sits alone yet surrounded by people, never quite equal, she…

Countries

I never imagined my writing would ever come this far, or even be meaningful to anyone. It blows my mind how much you guys have responded to my blog. Thank you so, so much. It makes me feel unbelievably incredible as I examine the ongoing list of countries which have viewed my blog. I am…

Rain

br /> Grieving and loss is like rain; the way it feels, pouring down onto your skin.   You aren’t prepared for this kind of storm; even if you have an umbrella or raingear. Nothing can protect you from what is to come. As you walk your way to your door, umbrella held high, the…

Never

Where has the time gone? It seems just yesterday You were full of life and laughter, Eyes never fading to a gray. In truth it’s been several months, 11 to be exact. It feels like just yesterday We were together, laughing until we couldn’t breathe Yet slowly losing ourselves more and more every minute. There…

Bittersweet Sacrifices

My heart beats. Yours doesn’t. Blood flows fluidly through my veins. Yours has come to a halt. My chest rises and falls with every breath. Yours is forever frozen after your last. Water swallows my eyes at your memory. Yours are sealed shut, never to open again. I feel my bones creak as I walk…