Celebrating our family’s Valentine, Aunt Betty Deeny!
It will take a joining of hands (gloved, if necessary, and reflective of our diverse country), wading in the water to rebuild the bridge intentionally destroyed with hate, anger, fear, and violence.
Stolen, lost, ripped away Taken far too soon Hearts bleed for the ones No longer present in time or space Souls journey on to a place unknown Resting at home in both peace and power As the ones who mourn Struggle to move forward While time stands still We remain, our lives forever changed ScarsContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Mourning Glory”
Exploring the connection between art, spirit, and ancestry in this week’s MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY POEM
Not everyone will love my debut novel – such a statement is not a self-defeating one; it’s one based in realism. THE SPIRIT PROJECTOR is a love story in its subplot, yes, but more so a romance of the author and the words I chose. I did not set out to win a race orContinue reading “Authorship – A Love Story”
My Aunt Reba never married, resided with her parents, and was close with her family – a path I see myself walking five decades later.
Yearning for a time unknown Behind, ahead, in the distant present No strings holding you where you are A house that is not a home Family connections fractured yet strong Friendships built on love and acceptance Relationships – the foundation cementing you in place Though neither they nor you intend it so Continuously searching inContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: The Distant Present”
I read the following Young Adult novel within less than two weeks; the last 176 pages in one morning! I was so enthralled by the story that I rushed to Goodreads to post my review. I will write a more in-depth review soon, but for now here’s the one I just posted to Goodreads. TheContinue reading “Book Review on Goodreads: THE KINGDOM OF BACK by Marie Lu”
In the most challenging of times, when we’re at our most vulnerable, our country becomes stronger when we unite as one; when we acknowledge our differences and unite under a common goal.
Honoring my Irish ancestors in this week’s Motivational Monday Poem