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Changes

It’s been just over three years since my mom died. Three years of growth and change. Three years of SO many lessons that I’m not sure I can capture or convey all of them here. But, obviously, I’m about to give that a try. Shortly after she died I got a promotion at work to … Continue reading »

Happy Father’s Day, Dad

So many Of my happiest memories Are wrapped up in One single person My dad But I tend to forget To remember those good things And too often Cling to the other Less happy Less perfect Events in my life And then Father’s Day Rolls around And I’ll call my dad And tell him Happy … Continue reading »

Happy Birthday, Mom

I tried to not think about you today I know it’s your birthday And that kinda goes against the grain But I miss you so much Even when I’m trying not to If I push you away from my thoughts I can sometimes Almost Make it through a day Without crying I’ve had so many … Continue reading »

I Believe

I believe in love That’s such a little word So easy to say Yet it means so much I believe in the grand overarching ideal Of romantic love Of knights on white horses And all those cliches And the love between A mother and her child But more than that I believe that love Is … Continue reading »

My Unbalanced Dance

I try to tell myself That I’m able To balance the various parts Of my life But this appears to be Another instance of Me lying to myself On the whole I suppose I do manage A bit of balance Between working myself Damn near to death And being completely still Due to exhaustion But … Continue reading »

Not My Monkey, Not My Circus

Life is a three ring circus On a good day It’s just the three rings The performances are flawless The animals obedient Blue skies and cotton candy But it’s still a circus On the not-so-perfect days And let’s face it If your lucky You get maybe three perfect days A year And on those Less-than-stellar … Continue reading »

Mercurial

I like to think of myself as ADD enabled. But there are times (far too many times)when this is decidedly not an advantage. I think it helps me at work because I have to flit back and forth between many different tasks at once but when I need to, I can hyperfocus. But outside of … Continue reading »

Margin Notes

Each day is written One instant at a time The actual deeds that transpired While our feet were mired In the everyday The requirements That drain our energy Steal our power Every minute Every hour If only we could stop time To move our thoughts From the banal To the sublime Go back over our … Continue reading »

Roses

Long ago memories Of a full bouquet of yellow Long stems graceful Ballerinas twirling Baby’s breath Mine held Gift of thankfulness Of friendship Pink petals gradually falling To the tabletop below Beauty fading Soft scent lingering In the air Sweet memory Of an unexpected gift On a Tuesday Playful combinations Pink and peach Orange and … Continue reading »