The Soundless Voice

Can you hear me? I am swirling in the white abyss of thoughts turned to words of expression My lips move and I feel the vibrations pass my vocal chords I hear my words reverberate into the air waves and I wait for recognition I wait for you to take a break from your own […]

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Boardwalk Memories

    As the shutter clicked my mind went back to a time of carnival rides, cotton candy, stuffed animals, water guns, and strolls along the boardwalk. Hot balmy nights, seagulls trying to steal a left over slice of pizza, the smell of popcorn fills the air. Waves rolling on shore, lifeguard whistle blows…kids with […]

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Collateral Damage

    I read a blog today that reminded me of Hurricane / Super Storm Sandy.  The storm touched my life in two places that I live, and it touched my life by pounding my heart the way her waves pounded the shore. I wrote a few poems at the time, and as I am usually […]

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In the Palm of My Hand

  Oh little one Lost and all alone Have no fear For I hold you in the palm of my hand   The world looks scary and you feel small…insignificant But I promise you have a place…you have a role to play   Every being is here by divine order   Go out…be brave…explore Come […]

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To Screen or Not To Screen

Is it up to me to determine my risk for cancer?  And if it is, how can I possibly make an informed decision? I was asked to sign a new consent form at my breast screening yesterday.  It was a consent for my family history to be screened by counselors to detect my risk for […]

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It is Time

On any journey, it can be just as important to see where you have come from as it is to see where you are going.  I like to look back…I don’t stay there…I just notice.  It is a reminder of where I am headed. This poem was written 8/15/12   Peace. Quiet stillness. Gray sky […]

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The Path of Most Resistance

I can’t find you Where have you gone? I left you here for what seems like only a few short days But in reality it must have been longer I understand the circumstances were not ideal I know that you were hurt So hard to believe that people could be so cruel   I search […]

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