Category: Poems

Rage Cloud – A Poem

I can feel it under my skin. It tries to come to the surface and burns through me, as if I am made of fire instead of flesh. The blackness is like tar beneath my skin; I can feel it itching as it starts…

The Fearless One – A Poem

When my life was at its lowest point, I found you. You came to me and gave me so much love when I had none at least not for myself. My life was darkness when I met you, and though you were black as…

A Second In Time – A Poem

I look at myself in the picture and, though I’m smiling, I don’t look happy. In the background, just to the side of me, is my cane. It used to be my constant companion, my third leg. I used the cane to walk, to…

The Mountain Within – A Poem

I am lost inside the shadows. There is a film over my eyes, a thin layer of spider webs that have grown there. My vision is filled with movement only I can’t tell if it is mine or someone else’s. I stumble around the…

The Light of You – A Poem

* This is my fifth Pay It Forward offering. This is a poem I wrote for Shannon Dugas.   When I look into your eyes, I see the Warrior within you. She has had to fight many battles and win many wars. Some of…

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