An unwanted woman with a generous heart Too chicken to stand up to the truth she owns Secrets come easy to hide inside herself Most think she must be stupid to know so little Inside she screams the sounds of agony and torture Outside she smiles and sits quietly in a corner Isolated from friends
The sapling grew once Long ago A child's laughter fills the soul Among the green and pleasant glow Roots dig deep into the soil Strong and long among the rest A place for a child to know the best There's crevices to lift and bend Growing high as the sky gleams clear Not a shimmer
Join me in welcoming J D Armstrong to the blog and enjoy the interview I had with him.
In honor of this amazing day, I thought I would share some of my favorite poems with you. I have loved poetry for a long time and I enjoy it immensely. So, here you go... 1. Emily Dickinson "Hope" is the thing with feathers- That perches in the soul- And sings the tune without words-
Today, I celebrate going home For four long days I wondered I agonized over the loneliness Now, I am free of an organ that failed An organ that brought me only pain Free from its clutches, I am Oh, the joy of eating painlessly I go home and am greeted with love My children rejoice