MASCULINE FEMINIST

Step through whiskers Shhhh ever so slowly Quietly now girls With painted pink toes Through the dark night We sneak Tippy toe steps One and one and one Move gently my sweet So as not to disturb The baritone hatred That sleeps in our path Under blankets of hate Swiftly leap over the holes Filled…

A MARRIAGE AND ITS PRECIPICE

I originally wrote this piece for a Daily Prompt in 2013 regarding faith.  It started out about faith but became sort of a letter to my husband.  Some things take time to understand fully.  Relationships are hard… but should they be? Marriage…to someone who is not of the same faith was the first time I…

THE STRATEGIST

I don’t know what it is like to be the mom of little boys.  However, I am the mom of a little girl who is just now starting to notice little boys are a bit more than giant cooties running around.  So right now this is how I see every little boy lol. Some see sadness Some…

I LOVE YOU…YOU SUCK

Everything Changes Walking down the street, you encounter a folded piece of paper on the sidewalk. You pick it up and read it and immediately, your life has changed. Describe this experience. The sky was a piercing sword grey and threatened to burst into tears at any moment.  The weather likes to mimic me and…

BLUSH

Today Katarina Schultz is here to recount her experience with bullies.  This type of bullying is very prevalent and has been occurring in grade schools for many decades.  Boys and girls learning to be men and woman pushing boundaries and sometimes, at the expense of others, learning how to either respect or disrespect the opposite…

WHAT DO WE HAVE

Take some time and check out this new duet partner.  Thank you for writing with me WBDEEJAY Written by WBDEEJAY AND HASTYWORDS   What do we have? There is a ring on your finger Twenty years of history have flowed through it That hand still holds mine Still searches for me Absentmindedly What do we…

MY PONYTAIL PRISONER

I am a mom, with a ten year old daughter, who is struggling to raise a strong individual who will also be a compassionate friend. Girls can be downright vicious to their own gender. I think it is important for women to stand together but more often than not we end up bullying each other…