Tag Archives: life

For Mama (Remember)

Remember when you rocked me Singing soft and sweet Love in your voice brought tears to my eyes Remember when you prayed with us before bed Winding music boxes–gifts from my grandmothers– Dark became less fearful as you tucked me … Continue reading

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End of Things

Head bowed before my shrine I pray Peace be still Peace I say Heart so heavy But the spirits say “fight!” Candles flicker in the night “Fear not!”, the angels sing What comfort, what joy Is found at the end … Continue reading

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Origins

“I wasn’t always a Phoenix, soaring high
I fought my way here by choosing to die” Continue reading

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After the Grand Jury

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We Mourn

Night falls God is dead The Earth keens in the throes of woe Sons rend their clothes Daughters beat their chests, crying into their Mother’s lap All is sorrow We Mourn We cannot wash the dead without a body Cannot … Continue reading

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Battling and Embracing the Medusa

In my last post I wrote about depression and posed some questions about how we, as people, can truly live with ourselves and love who we are. This topic has been on my mind a lot lately as I’ve been … Continue reading

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On being broken, but not shattered

I haven’t written in a while. I’ve been on a personal journey of sorts. The oft-repeated quote from Bilbo Baggins reminds us what a dangerous thing it is stepping out of one’s door. Once the door is open it can’t … Continue reading

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