Grow Mama Blast From The Past: Pause

If I interrupt this silent reverence With a hurry up, come, what do you see? I divert her quiet moment with nature, And point it instead at me. At screens, voices, more stimulation, Questions, answers and explanations But what really matters, what makes it real, Is that here she learn to listen and feel. Touching the textures and rhythms of creation This reverence may one day lead to worship One day she may hear the pulsing glorification From rocks under foot and … [Read more...]

An Apology Remiss

20 caskets, small and shaped like angels, sublime Souls taken so early, you were still much less worldly THAN you were divine And with you, royal innocence crowned, Are buried all of our excuses, six feet beneath the ground Entombed are our alibies that we were too busy and that we couldn’t make a change That we had bigger problems, and that you’re killer was just deranged We excuse ourselves into thinking we had no part And we forgive ourselves without asking for forgiveness … [Read more...]

Liberated Through Sewing

I would never have guessed, Had you asked me before, That sewing would be something I would opt for. I never took a class, Never really liked it, Watched my older sisters suffer, And hate every bit. See, they chose to take classes, In their high school years, And seeing them sew, Was what bred my fears. Oh, the nights they stayed up late, With coffee cup in hand, Fretting over backwards zippers, And stray threads and strands. Oh, the tension that grew, As the … [Read more...]

Pause

If I interrupt this silent reverence With a hurry up, come, what do you see? I divert her quiet moment with nature, And point it instead at me. At screens, voices, more stimulation, Questions, answers and explanations But what really matters, what makes it real, Is that here she learn to listen and feel. Touching the textures and rhythms of creation This reverence may one day lead to worship One day she may hear the pulsing glorification From rocks under foot and leaves over … [Read more...]


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