Tag: light

Gasoline Rainbow – A Poem

Sadness is difficult. It creeps up on me so that by the time I find it living within me, it is a surprise to find it there. I glare at it, trying to give it the look, but it is impervious. I yell at…

Leaves, Light and Song – A Poem

The leaves surround me in the dark. I can hear them even though I can’t see them and they brush against my skin in a soft caress. Each time they touch me, I can see little flashes of light appear around me filling up…

Growing My Light

There are moments in my life that I carry within me. Sometimes, I flip through them as if they were polaroid’s, memories preserved in sepia tones, the colour in them beginning to fade around the edges. There are some moments from when I was…

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…

Light Between the Cracks – A Poem

I am outside myself looking inwards. There is a storm within me, one of fire and rain, spark and water. Its winds howl inside my skin, filling my head with words that make no sense, but hurt all the same. I feel droplets of…

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