Tag Archives: hope

WHY?

Time, ticking. Lives slipping away. It’d been building for some time. Deep inside were the cries. She’d had enough. The questions she had were despised. Why? There was no answer. There could be NO answer. Why couldn’t we respect one … Continue reading

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Holding Hope

Who was she that she should harbor possibilities? Why should she possess the hope others couldn’t see? Maybe, if she recorded her heart, set down her tales, maybe, it could be, what flowed from within would fill other hearts. What … Continue reading

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When the Past Steals

She languished in the past so long present became past, stealing opportunities while she looked back, blind to the growth she lacked. Clarity came, it was a late night hour, a moment, the moment, she resolved to move beyond cruel … Continue reading

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The One in the Looking Glass

Looking glass, someone like her looking back, holding no judgement, only astonishment. There, in the image, an innocent wound upon her skin. How strange to know it wasn’t innocent at all. Intellectually, she knew the truth, knew it was more … Continue reading

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Remembering Oz

Kidnapped, or so she must have been, taken to a fearful place too many children know. Wondering why, yet never understanding, scared to face the night, though the days held more of the same. Waiting for Scarecrow, Tin Woodsman, and … Continue reading

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Time to Save Ourselves

Behind each “can’t” is the truth that is “won’t,” a power that answers to “don’t.” Leaders who don’t lead tell those in need, they shouldn’t, knowing what they could share they wouldn’t. Absolutely, positively, it’s time we stopped listening. It’s … Continue reading

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Climbing

She’d faltered, fallen, her soul pummeled, plundered, yet she remained, wounded, broken inside, but not ready to die within. Always climbing, ascending, her heart ragged, jagged, yet she continued on, haggard, because within was more than imagined. ©September 2014, June … Continue reading

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Unfurling

Walls, closing in, threatening to crumble. Her heart pushed and pulled, a weeping void between. The door for escape led to more doors, more empty rooms. On the empty balcony her tears falling to glistening pavement, she cast an unfurling … Continue reading

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The Morning After Everafter

It was the morning after everafter, hearts taking their place in line, hope standing in a high place glimpsing a truth, forgotten sometimes. A new day came beyond the pane promising tomorrows for those seeing anew, the vision enduring, rain … Continue reading

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Reawakened

  She realized in the moment, there was awakening, and then there was reawakening. In the modern world of casual, a man shouldn’t look so good in a suit. Oh, but he did. None more so than the man reaching … Continue reading

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