Mighty

In isolation, I am rock solid, fearless, present Memories moon-bows miracle of love, whispers of what might have been Will not let current fear shape me; I am tethered to faith, gently gliding (Submitted for Eugi’s Causerie Weekly prompt: mighty.  Image my own.)

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Spirit Stands Strong

Progress – seldom linear – tosses me into unexpected decline – stranded and incapacitated. My son – with labour-hardened strength leaps to my side, steadying me and I feel the fear in his caring grip. My daughter, ever compassionate, reaches out for me with horror-filled eyes as my body crumples onto the bed. My husband, […]

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Even Trees Fall

Majesty is a tree quiet strength and vulnerability no more sheltered from acts of nature than I – none impenetrable, although youth believes it – days when strength equates with rigidity, resistant arrogance A right fighter, was I, iron will, in control – never measuring up such foolish nonsense – destructive, no doubt, took illness […]

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Strength Rising

The force that corrupts also invokes – strength rising – a warrior’s shield. (Written for What Do You See, and Ronovan Writes Haiku challenge:  steam (force) & cover (shield). )

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Self Portrait in Colours

Found an old diary – days when I prayed to the angels, painted myself white, believed in a God that cared about personal forever after – painted myself pathetic. Took me back to days of heartbreak, when I pined after a man, noncommittal, painted myself pink – an altruistic heart yearning after unrequitable love, willing […]

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In Communion Prevails

Confront intrusion head on, but know that it comes with a single focus, and not from the sleep of complacency. Investigate when it awakens you, but be aware that armed with the element of surprise it will overcome you, tie you up in knots, render you helpless, oppressed, mute; the vulnerability you fight to protect, […]

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