Be Kind For It Has Always Been You

Be Kind For It Has Always Been You

In Suzanne Simard’s discoveries, she witnessed trees sharing “information that actually is important to the health of the whole forest.” In addition to warning each other of danger, Simard says that trees have been known to share nutrients at critical … Continue reading

For Me Your Mother

For Me Your Mother

On sunbaked pavement, bare feet.Reverberating from my presence, my last bit of oomph.Surrounding me, a fullness of everything but empty vacuum space.From beneath my feet, a tenderness born from molten milk of your magma.Reigning down upon me, a symphony of … Continue reading

God Bless the Child

God Bless the Child

“…Them that’s got shall getThem that’s not shall loseSo the Bible said and it still is newsMama may have, Papa may haveBut God bless the child that’s got his ownThat’s got his own…He just don’t worry ‘bout nothin’‘Cause he’s got … Continue reading

Make the Ordinary

Extra-Ordinary!

Shed a Tear Cause I’m Missing You

Shed a Tear Cause I’m Missing You

Yesterday morning was a tough one. The distress came out in those glossy eyes, those eyes that when first opened I was there to receive. There she hunkered on the couch in the dark, alone to grieve for her mama. … Continue reading

Missing Mama

Missing Mama

I was accused of being in the water for three hours. I’ve been accused of worse things, but there’s no way I could have because my bladder signals me after about an hour and as much as I would have … Continue reading

Karmic Debt

Karmic Debt

When you impose expectation and limiting beliefs on someone, especially a child whose mind is so malleable, it most likely will uproot him off his life path. When a child dreams of being a concert pianist but his father says … Continue reading

Something About a Bump

that commands the attention of most…a baby bump that is.  Whether it’s the curiously fascinated gazes or the loving gestures and petting, yes people want to pet me, my husband thinks it’s because of the shaggy cardigan I sport on … Continue reading