Ann’s Choice

When I was 16 years old, I had a boyfriend, David, with an incredible mom that made a lifelong impact on me. One afternoon I was invited to a cookout at the backyard of their house in Dallas, and David’s dad was there as well. I had never seen a divorced couple on good terms…

These Two Men

These two men sit Outside with me Comfortable and at ease Talking about the past Things they did Places they had been I sit there Looking at them Reading their lips Knowing full well I’m missing some words But still I know enough These two men Bring me along Include me in We have a…

Holding Flowers

She could have tossed the broken pieces away swept up the shards and let it be over and done with But that just wasn’t her kind of way She picked up every piece laid them down then one by one placed them back in best way she could a little bit of super glue a…

Travel Bug

Oh, how she wished for the time to come that she could go instead of dream pack her bags and fly off to see and be part of an adventure taste and touch treasure hunt dive headfirst into the blue-green surf find a cabin in the neck of the woods spend the morning hiking and…

Grace.. a dance

G R A C E Her Strength Shows Amidst Her Vulnerability As She Moves Through The Story That Is Her Life In Times Of Change She Emerges From The Whirlwind Taking Tentative Steps Till Beneath Her Becomes Solid Ground Then She Strides Head Raised With A Vengeance To Whatever Awaits Her Eyes Burning With Desire…

Torn,Tattered Hearts 

The years haven’t erased the sharpness of the pain still brings tears to her eyes and try as she might there is a part of her that can’t forget the day the hearts were all torn and tattered shredded into pieces marked with words crossed out and underlined that left her scarred where no-one could…

 Dazzled and Reflective

I read a poem the other day sent to me by a far away friend and the words etched themselves into my heart let me be dazzled, absolutely dazzled and then reflective by the beauty of the things I see the tiny fireflies lighting up my sky the big brown eyes that twinkle with sheer…