Friday, July 30, 2010

week thirty

you know my heart...
you feel familiar 
the way a best friend 
or a soul mate would 
so i ask,
for today and for every day to come
can we share an hour or two 
and a cup of coffee
to inspire these words
that flow freely from my hand 
to your blank pages?
can we share life?
i will treasure you,
and you will keep me safe.

Friday, July 23, 2010

week twenty-nine

i have weathered this storm
many times before
and been victorious...
can this trial turn out the same??
i pray that it turns out the same...
there is half of me
that wants to hide
to just let the wind
blow life away from me
to succumb to the storm
but then the other half
yearns to show her strength
to stand up
and be brave and courageous
and look into the eye of the storm.
i am both these women
two sides of me made whole
contained inside this life
and together
we are victorious.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

week twenty-eight

can you see the end
at the beginning
can you know the finale
when you start
can you learn the lessons
before the trials
or somehow just know
things are right in your heart?
i can imagine the end
at the beginning
i can plan for the finale
at the start
i know what lessons i'll learn
from these trials
and i have come to trust
that things are right in my heart.

Friday, July 9, 2010

week twenty-seven

she looks out at the open world in front of her
there is no path 
there is no known trail 
there is no guide
but she steps forward...
she looks down at the open hand in front of her
there is no guarantee 
there is no known ending 
there is no certainty
but she holds on tight...

that is tangible courage you know~
jumping before the net appears
she is brave.  

inspired by the current emotion being explored over at Scrapbooking from the Inside Out!  :)  

Friday, July 2, 2010


what?  can it be??  the month of june has come and gone??  well, these are some of my favorite self-portraits yet.  although, i wasn't quite able to write the poems to go with them.  its been a rough month... stagnant a little bit creatively.  but i promise there will be poems accompanying all these portraits... i promise myself mostly. 
thanks again for all of your continued support.  please feel free to comment and let me know you were by for a look.  :)

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