Category: Covid Poems

Miracle – A Poem

A memory: She is surrounded by all the kids in my class. She looks like some kind of prophet, her dark hair and pale skin like a beacon to all of us. “I can tell you if you are fat or thin,” she says,… Continue Reading “Miracle – A Poem”

Sharing Scars – A Poem

We sat together comparing our scars. Some of them had been caused by others and some we had made ourselves. Many of them were the same except for several of mine. He had no scars along his skin to match them. “It’s because you’ve… Continue Reading “Sharing Scars – A Poem”

The Fifth Stage – A Poem

I was in denial for weeks. I kept trying to pretend everything was okay, that I was all right but I was lying to myself and to those around me who could see through my façade because they knew me so well. Never very… Continue Reading “The Fifth Stage – A Poem”

The Mountain and the Flow – A Poem

I’ve been here before. The mountain looms in front of me and I can see the jagged rocks, the outcropping of edges and crevices, rockfaces that hold challenges that I have yet to face. I stand before the mountain, awed by its size, fearful… Continue Reading “The Mountain and the Flow – A Poem”

Within the Dark – A Poem

I am finding myself again. There are pieces of me, hidden within the dark caverns, lost among the trees or   in the cold depths of water. They blink like jewels that have been hidden in the dark. I clutch each jewel to my… Continue Reading “Within the Dark – A Poem”

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