Walk Away

~Walk away~ Straight ahead Do not sway Toddler tantrums From old men Who complain they Have it worse ~Walk away~ Head pounding Begging to burst Pause for an instant Long enough For dust to settle On my feet In my nose Better than stench Of his rotting soul ~Walk away~ You call my name Begging…… Continue reading Walk Away

Today I Rise

Please take a few minutes to watch this inspirational video from Films for Action – The Flourish Initiative. https://vimeo.com/122762336 “The world is missing what I am ready to give: My Wisdom, My Sweetness, My Love and My hunger for Peace.” “Where are you? Where are you, little girl with broken wings but full of hope?…… Continue reading Today I Rise

Warrior Child Award

I was gifted the Warrior Child Award by Rayne –  Journey Toward Healing. Rayne has provided me with much appreciated support and encouragement over the last few months. She is also deserving of the same award, showing strength and vulnerability as she works towards healing. Please check out her outstanding blog at: The Journey Toward Healing…… Continue reading Warrior Child Award


This quote was originally from a NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) article for families and friends about healing after a loved one has died by suicide. Anyone who experiences death is going to go through a grieving process. For those of us experiencing either mental illness and/or chronic illness, we are most likely aware…… Continue reading Grief

And so it is Written

Faith and certainty are lost on me at the very least Omission, fate, befuddlement, hate Guarantee designation of a sad lot Sacrificing me to scathing beasts That is you and all that belong in your crew Enough scars to bulge bookbinding Tears wash and warp paper This is not a work of fiction I tell…… Continue reading And so it is Written

Universal Unhealth

Wolves circle Fortress Sacred space Slave dump The pendulum swings What if I said what I should have said If I tried to open the door Love comes in many forms A shape shifter With a second skin Dark matter Ultra violet In the trenches You are a red flag Waving a white flag This…… Continue reading Universal Unhealth