Category: poetry

Morning Prayer

A little prayer of gratitude for the morning

Like a River Glorious

She sat on the bridge rail Made of field stones, I sat on a mossy rock below Feet immersed in the ice Of May water running from Last month’s snow, Watching it fall and chuckle Over moss coated rocks. diamond & emerald  Something about… Continue Reading “Like a River Glorious”

Winter Riddle

The farther I fall the more I grow. I look like lace, but inside I’m dirt.  I’m soft as a feather, yet colder than stone.  I’m seen more in multitude than alone. And just in case it’s not obvious enough. The answer is a… Continue Reading “Winter Riddle”

Framed

They never tell you when you move four and half hours away from home, cross an international border, and exchange the name “teacher” for the name “student” that you will face an identity crisis so piercing that it leaves you feeling empty. In the… Continue Reading “Framed”

Discouragement

Desiring to walk into the day with cheerful acceptance of all the hard moments, Investing energy and prayers and all the will-power one can muster and Still saying things, doing things that prove how broken the insides are. Crying uncontrollable tears that stream salt… Continue Reading “Discouragement”