Tag Archives: Poetry

LET ME

Lord, let me be the kind of person who holds Ruby Bridges’ hand to offer my seat to Rosa Parks to shelter Ann Frank to step in front of a baton meant to beat an old Jewish woman in 1939 … Continue reading

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UNDONE

You wrung my heart like a rag twisting it tightly between the skeleton fingers of your manicured hands Wringing it out like the hundred times before Using it to clean up another of your messes I suppose Funny this time … Continue reading

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PRAYERS IN HEAVEN

    PRAYERS IN HEAVEN In Heaven Prayers appear as bubbles Ephemeral with a million rainbows reflected on them When they *pop* they strike a chord all in perfect harmony Heaven is awash in bubbles and the music that they … Continue reading

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COURTNEY

    The world lost a bright light today. Prayers were taken by the wind and now she hears them The light we called Courtney, is still here in our hearts in our memories She shared pieces of her spark … Continue reading

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Dancing

I used to hide from the cold I’d run from a storm Anything to stay dry Everything to keep warm I huddled in the corner as lightening pierced the sky But I’ve made my peace with weather and I’m dancing … Continue reading

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THE WOMAN AT THE WELL

I am the woman at the well My heart is my vessel My thirst is quenched My heart is full I am the woman at the well Kathy Keogh

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YOU

  Didn’t you used to be a real girl with real thoughts and feelings? Now you wave good bye and cry on cue censoring yourself windows rolled up arms at your side living small so he doesn’t get mad or … Continue reading

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