Creature…

Creature of habit and comfort Not wanting the change Knowing change is necessary Necessary for growth Knowing basic needs of food, sleep, air, water Knowing the needs and desires of love, touch, kindness, being needed and wanted   Creature reaching out to others But not feeling needed or wanted Creature withdraws and hides Despite knowing…

Not the Same

How quickly things change In an hour, in a minute, in a second One minute you’re here The next you’re gone Oh! How I wish you could’ve been there… When I graduated college… When I got my first “career” job… When I walked down the aisle… When my nephew and nieces were born… Oh! How…

For A Child: When Words Don’t Come

I often wonder what goes on In your mind With your little “deedle, deedle” Coming from your mouth Eyes gazing off into space Not really knowing what you’re thinking, feeling Smile shines on your face when you’re happy But words don’t come through signs or verbal language Expressions on your face tell me how you’re…

The Teenage Liberal

I'm writing this story at 2 o'clock in the morning, simply to introduce myself and say hello to the community. Though I am entitling this "The Teenage Liberal" (mostly because all of the other authors on here have a cool tag line) I don't want readers to be discouraged from reading my work. I have…