Car Trip

Only five minutes until we leave A mad rush for shoes A coat slips to the floor, forgotten Bags thrown in the trunk Sliding into seats Four seat belts snap into place The engine roars to life The radio flickers on Music fills our ears A pause to get the mail A jump into and…

Easter Messes

(A day late, because I didn’t go online on Easter) Days of children waiting Easter rabbits litter the store One child trying not to cry over a nearly-empty basket, Helpless parents forced to watch poverty take its toll Crumpled dresses in the corner In a pink, pink room One little girl barely clothed, Helpless parents…

No Time for God, Silence

I have two poems to share with you today. (that’s all) I have to memorize these poems. (!) No Time For God By Norman L. Trott No time for God? What fools we are, to clutter up Our lives with common things And leave without heart’s gate The Lord of Life and Life itself Our…

Thank YOU!

Dear followers, I have some news. A poem. And a message. Yes! 500+ likes on Just Writing!! Thank you so much!! And: 62 followers!!! Thank you!!! As a special reward/treat I give you: Thank You: Thank you for all the likes Thank you for all the comments Thank you for all these months you’ve spent…

Piano

So yesterday I didn’t get to post anything because I had Piano lessons from 2:30 ish all the way to 4:30 ish. Before that I had school, after running and supper. Anyway, here’s a poem titled ‘Piano!’ PIANO Pearly keys Wooden hammers Bang out notes Loud and clear Soft sounds Floating high The notes rise…

Screen

this screen that Stares, it dares me to type a word “the world will Call, they will see it, dearest Reader!” they will Enter your private mind they will Enter your mine of words None can be safe The world- the great wide place The world- will they sting? The world- who will read it?…

Imperfect

Immerse myself in this lonely sea My only hope, to find a shore Praying for relief Ever watching Reveal is not what I need Fear would only follow Eyes that watch would call me out Call me out as imperfect Tomorrow is no better I am alone Myself, I, and me Please do not let…

Friendship

Face to face, Greeting you every day Heart to heart, it’s what I call a start I am yours- and you? Are mine Jokes for me, to make me laugh Knowledge of the bad days, and you make Laughter fill the room, because My life is joy, when I’m with you Now I see you…

Face

Face me now, Turn around Let me see your face, Let me read your emotion I beg you now, Turn around! Let me see, A face In this Lonely place Eyes that dance, Lips that smile Swishing noise, from your hair The sound of your voice, let me hear Please, Let me catch a glimpse!…

Water

Water flows, And it slips over the green rocks That dot a flowing river It spills over the side, It dances over the hill It trips downwards, Gurgles happily, And dances Merrily