Posted in 2019, National Poety Month

National Poetry Month~Everyone and Everything vcl©️

There are moments
When everyone is not enough
And everything breaks our hearts

Those moments crash into us
No warning, we stumble Into the abyss
Perhaps we weren’t watching, just singing silly songs.

Grief pours from us
We stumble around blindly, carefully
Not touching anything

For although everyone reaches out
They cannot replace the one
That we know was everything.

Posted in 2019, National Poety Month

National Poetry Month ~Solitude vcl©

What really keeps me up at night
Is the hum of muses
As fragments of old words and songs
Seep into my soul
Tickle my senses, diffuses.

The heat of the day
Still warming my bones
Gone, as the moon rises
Accepting the worship
Due the fading Friday sun, alone.

I can still hear it.
The gleeful laugh of my children
Through the sheen of my tears
Fluttering away in the twilight, gone
Fading into the great unknown, again.

 

Photo of my Mom, Grandma Bunchek my four children and their cousins…happy summer vacations in Minnesota.

Posted in 2019, National Poety Month

National poetry month ©️vcl #2. Love

(An ode to my sister Joyce. Gone but not forgotten. April was her birthday month)

Remember daisy chains?
We wove them nimbly

In fragile wreaths
Hung about our necks

Wilted in the summer sun
Dancing with us in the meadows

To be cast to ocean breezes
Tuned in to each other’s breath

Pledging to never forget us
As they floated forever away.

 

Posted in 2019, God Thoughts. (Beyond Words)

Have faith, and keep pressing on ©️vcl

When words get stuck

and I have no lips

to You I’ll come

I’ll tell You

that something is missing

In me

You’ll tell me

That even if I shut the door

on your foot

I am to remember

that when I take you for granted

You will still be there

standing

patient

but in silence

a waiting that stretches

into eternity

empty

Until I remember

The tomb.

 

#GodThoughts (Beyond Words)

art:by Guillermo Wright