EMBRACING SCARS

  WRITTEN BY BRITON “PUNK ROCK PAPA” UNDERWOOD   Oh meandering and wandering and wondering what I’m supposed to be Clouded in my judgement but clearly seeing you Bending over backwards and jumping through these hoops Teach an old dog new tricks for that is what you do Piece of heart a piece of soul,…

#MAMAMONDAY

I am so happy to be presenting today’s guest blogger.  He is not only funny but I really love his attitude about life and family. I have a soft spot for present, loving, and silly fathers and I encourage you to check out his blog where you can follow his adventures in fatherhood.  Please support…

BLEED MYSELF INTO WORDS

I have written with Joshua Stewart several times and each time it has been quick and easy.  Sometimes writing styles and emotions just come together effortlessly. In fact, I think he is pretty much the male version of me. Today, I would like to give you guys a chance to get to know him a…

GASLIGHTING SELENA by Sandy Ramsey

I have been fighting fires in my everyday life and have had to take a step back.  BUT…  there is no reason I can’t tell you guys about some great places to visit until I am back…right?!?! I am so very happy one of my favorite bloggers has found a new home here on WordPress. …

I AM EVE

Daily Promt : Life Line You’re on a long flight, and a palm reader sitting next to you insists she reads your palm. You hesitate, but agree. What does she tell you? She got off the plane to meet up with her husband who had to sit towards the front of the craft. “Hey beautiful!”…

UNINTENTIONAL BULLIES

We are all bully capable. The problem is some kids and adults are serial bullies.  As a society we want to discourage bully mentality.  Sometimes we don’t do enough and sometimes we do too much.  There are hundreds of stories of people who don’t do enough, but I would like to point out that sometimes…

SILENCE WITHOUT SOUND

Don’t believe the lies inside your head.  Everyone should feel loved.  Everyone is worth love. I have heard the voices and they are cruel and if you let them they will bully you.  Never give up… never let go! Your kiss sends me flying Above natures golden leaves Your words send me diving Into waters…

STAINED RIBBONS

There are triggers, even today, more than 20 years later that create an uncontrollable reaction. When triggered I become some strange Quinton Tarantino character acting in one of his famous satirical non-linear story lines. I just want to beat my head against the wall until all I feel is the wall’s unmovable strength and all…

POETRY OUT LOUD

Did you know I have read some of my poetry on soundcloud?  Yea…against my better judgement, because I hate my voice.  However, I do feel like sometimes you get more from hearing than reading. Sometimes you reach people who would never read a poem.  Why am I telling you this now? Because you should listen…

WHAT AM I? by Helena Hann-Basquiat

Helena sent this to me one night via email.  I had to share.  So many of us have been in this place… Written by Helena Hann-Basquiat   Blink and you’ll miss me Turn away and I’ll be gone What am I? This isn’t a riddle it’s an identity crisis that for lack of a mirror…