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Will you kiss me?

Will you kiss me?

When the moon hangs over the night sky and stars glitter its visage, will you sit next to me hold my hand as we listen to crickets chipping and try to discern planes from shooting stars.   Will you kiss me when the church bell […]

The Silent Voice.

The Silent Voice.

Escape. That’s all I could think about. Escape The voice kept saying. And for once, I felt weak enough to listen. You’ll be doing them a favor anyway It always feels like a burden being true to yourself. Those around selfish for pieces of you […]

Promise Me by @judyannetM

Promise Me by @judyannetM

Heal. I just wanted you to heal. Be better. Forget. Heal.   I picked up the phone. Knew I should not have But it was Sunday morning The sun was out, The tree outside my window dancing in the wind. And Sundays like this have […]

#SundayRead Heal by @judyannetM

#SundayRead Heal by @judyannetM

You and I are strangers now. Every so often your Facebook posts spring into my feed My heart is breaking. It breaks my heart. I want to come get you Bring you to mine You know You will always have a home here. Run you […]

Timshel

Timshel

And death is at your doorstep And it will steal your innocence But it will not steal your substance A few weeks into our first year in campus, Brian’s body was found hanging lifeless on a tree outside our hostel in the wee hours of […]

Where is the honey? by @judyannetM

Where is the honey? by @judyannetM

I run on coffee. Steaming hot. Black. Bitter. Snacking my way through life One too many cookies here Bountiful servings of fries here Bars of chocolate there more coffee. You sit me down “Honey, you need to eat You know food? The real kind.” I […]

Something in the way

Something in the way

Long hot showers wash away the pain, old memories and countless hours of feet dancing in the rain. You’re lying on the floor, counting the pieces left behind, hoping you didn’t give too much of yourself that there’s nothing left to look at in the […]

The Last Train Home

The Last Train Home

You’re alive but not really living. As the noose grows tight enough To make you feel like dying, but Loose enough to make sure you live. The world seems to move fast before you Leaving you, like a stranger in a foreign train station, Unsure […]

Black and Blue

Black and Blue

Did the stars that once lit up your eyes fade away like like love hearts drawn on the shores of the ocean you now wish you could drown in and for once have something – someone – accept you in all its depth. Is your […]

Let us Pray

Let us Pray

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. Let us pray Oh God of all creation Bless this our land and nation Justice be our shield and defender May we dwell in unity, Peace and […]