Monthly Archives: February 2013

Sackcloth and Ashes

Sackcloth and Ashes Dark, dead winter so deep I sit clothed in sackcloth While ashes on my head I heap   Black smudges on my face Smeared by streaming tears Feeling the rough fabric’s embrace   Letting out a mournful … Continue reading

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Shadows

Shadows Dark shadows surround me Choking out every joyous memory Becoming all that I can see Drowning me in a sorrowful sea Ripping away all the beauty Leaving me depressed and angry I want to scream like a banshee And … Continue reading

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Rain

Rain Tears flowed from her eyes Refreshing like summer rain To her parched soul it supplies Healing from all the pain   The tears that were locked in Not aloud to flow free For her own preservation She had buried … Continue reading

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There Once Was a Time

There Once Was a Time There once was a time when I believed That you were the best thing in the world And without you my life would be unfurled   There once was a time when I believed That … Continue reading

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Spring Time

Spring Time As winter turns to spring, from the dead comes new life The winter in my soul seems to deepen by degree The happiness of nature seems to cut me like a knife And instead of bringing joy the … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness I don’t want to forgive the pain is too great If I let go who will hold him to account If I forgive will it just open a floodgate letting him back in my life, his abuse to surmount … Continue reading

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Sonnet of a Wounded Mother

Sonnet of a Wounded Mother As she holds her child she feels so much pain Cloaked with a smile she fights the memory’s feel Knowing he is not to blame for the drain Its a long road and wounds take … Continue reading

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