Tag Archive | family

Tis Naught But Tattered Cloth

Such an over-worn tattered cloth, edges frayed, many miles hard traveled stretched and straining to carry its burdens, keeping safe and protected precious things small rips and yellowed with stains it is weary, yet refuses to be unraveled .   Such an over-used tattered cloth, silent companion, doing its job as expected unfailing and uncomplaining […]

Naught without You

And what about you, do you bear a share? Question yourself… What could you do, To be the game changer, to help another. What have you done, To lend to the problem, to make it worse. What was your part, To contribute to sorrow, to add into happiness. What have you given, To ease a […]

Remembrance of you

Beyond my touch, yet ever present you are right there in front of me, my mind plays tricks letting me see moments in time, as though they had not passed away, with you. Beyond my touch, yet ever present you are right there in front of me, I can hear you quietly walking along beside […]

At What Point…

] Wondering at what point it would matter Giving care and love over years, open hearted Meeting your needs, and planning for what is to come. Wondering at what point it would matter Giving time and effort over years, open hearted Helping and providing for you, praying for your success. Wondering at what point it […]


Reading what is not written as though printed text on page, yet invisible she nudges his arm ever so gently without sound, knowing he understands. Hearing what is not spoken as though shouted out loud, yet silent he winks catching her glance ever so briefly, she casts a wink of agreement. Touching what is not […]

The Growing

Planted side by side by happenstance not a vast great plan, rather naught more than coincidence the seeds were scattered and blown by wind and ours grew roots not wings. Individuals Planted side by side growing begun fed by struggle and laughter, watered by occasional salty tear fragile shoots stretching toward heaven side by side […]

Quiet, Lonely, Wistful

Quiet So quiet. The unusual sound of nothing but ticking of time. Hustle and bustle of the day nowhere to be found. So quiet. So quiet. The loudness of a silent phone pulling at the ear. Needs and wants of others passing by unmentioned. So quiet. So quiet. The obvious stare of a half asleep […]