Labour Pains

Pain circumvents our fearssqueezes relentlessly Still we proceedwithholding complaint for this is labour –a trial that harnesses depth of determinationunfathomable focus Somewhere along the processan instantaneous shift there is wonder to beholdand indescribable bliss Birth is happeningand they’ll be no going back. (Art mine)

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In The Moment

Euphoric, wrapped in silent aftermath, love’s vibration still aglow Push aside the fear the effort it took to get here Bask in the moment – tomorrow, I’ll cry.

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Good Afternoon?

Rumi’s dawn breezes – once sage advice – now taunt me.  I am loathe to greet the day, not that I despise its arrival, rather that waking has become laborious since the onset of chronic illness.  Daughter of a military man, I am conditioned to rise before the sun, have a lifetime of such anecdotes […]

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Welcoming New Life

The world awaits, Little One. While you slumber in your watery cocoon, loving arms ache to hold you, adoring eyes long to behold your perfection. You are a miracle, Baby Child. The mother, whose body has sustained you, craves to smell your newborn essence; a father is bursting with pride. Fear not the process, Sweetness; […]

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