Author Archives: RisingFromTheAshesPoetry

About RisingFromTheAshesPoetry

I am a survivor of domestic violence and I write poetry: Wisdom once said put your life into verse Or your pain and suffering will only get worse He said put your thoughts into rhyme And the healing you seek will come in time

New Birth

New Birth Gently as I travel through time and space Joy and love does the fear and anger replace They say that time will heal all wounds And it has indeed been many moons I am ready to walk out … Continue reading

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How Long oh Lord?

How Long oh Lord? How long oh Lord, must I wait Before I see the end of this dark night? Before I can sleep a restful sleep? Or before I can see the fruits of my labor? How long oh … Continue reading

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Super Woman

Super Woman I’m not Super Woman I am barely hanging on I am only doing what I have to do Because any other path would be wrong   I don’t know how I manage it Other then I have no … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary

Happy Anniversary   Happy Anniversary he would say with a smile My gut would fill with dread as he handed me my present  I would fake excitement as I opened it up “I bought them online at one of those … Continue reading

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My Family

Part 2 of 3 My Family  Then one day may Champion came to me My knight in shining armor riding a dark horse I have come to open your eyes so you can see Was the opening line of His … Continue reading

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My Friends

This is part one of a trilogy I am working on.My Friends When I was little you came to me You told me of all the burden I must bare But that it was ok because in time I would … Continue reading

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Peace

Peace, peace when there is no peace So you learn to live in chaos Then one day the storm is over But you’re still waiting for the next lightning bolt   How does one live on land When they are … Continue reading

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