Thursday, September 14, 2017

Things That Occur to Me Randomly While Sitting on the Back Porch Watching Squirrels

sometimes the moments
are few and far between
the moments when she feels
a little more at ease
moments when the truth
doesn't hurt quite so much
because she recognizes
it's just what she tells herself

her issues are strong
so they keep coming back
haunting her days
dominating her nights
but the moments of ease
peace and grace
give her the moments she needs
for deep, healing breaths

srh 9/2017

Pulling Threads :: The Boarder

Sometime between elementary and my middle-school-age years we had a boarder. The Colton's lived down the street. Mrs. Colton would s...