Physical injuries warrant attention. They are clearly there Visible to all. The bruises The bandages They are battle wounds Of mistaken moments. Emotional injuries do not leave a trace They hide and are elusive. Leaving you struggling Without anyone knowing And easily linger longer than any physical injury. Sometimes I wish emotional injuries left bruises.
I have a reoccurring dream Of overly ornate glass teacups With hand painted gold details All stacked up on each other Crashing down onto the hard wood floor Absolutely shattering into pieces Unexpectedly. The sound of the crash Jerks me awake Until I drift to sleep Only to have the same dream Repeating itself againContinue reading “Teacups”
Internal motivation is The drive The passion The desire The want To do better and be better Each and every day. Whether it is physically better Mentally better Emotionally better It only works if it comes from within. That fire that lights you up Won’t keep you warm If it comes from someone else. BeContinue reading “Motivation”
I feel seen. The way you know exactly what to say Precisely when you need to. All of the right words Comforting me like a warm hug. I feel heard. The way you listen with intent To every word I say As if it is the best story you have ever heard Making me feelContinue reading “Feelings”
Today’s post is another collection of haikus that I have written recently. You guys seemed to respond positively to the last batch of these that were posted, so I figured I would try my luck again! Let me know if there are any other styles of poetry you would like me to attempt 🙂 Rain Continue reading “Haikus Pt. 2”