Still Here

This song is one that I wrote due to processing some information. My sister had found out some things about Papa’s past, things that he’d done wrong and how he’d really botched things in some places. Their relationship really tanked for a while. The pain between them was so intense, even though they loved each…

I Cried

I cried many tears cuz I needed to. I cried many tears cuz I wanted to. The cleansing flood came pouring down, Washing away the pain inside. I know that the tears won’t heal all the hurt. But they will help me to move on again. Clearing away all the pain debris I’m clean again…

Broken

My heart is breaking. The tears are falling. I can no longer hold back the sobs. Gut wrenching, heart wrenching pain Envelops me. I will let the pain flow. I will let the sobs go. For out of my heart’s aching New life will grow. All my heartache, All my tears, Will water fruit for…

Grandma’s Prayers

I dedicate this poem to my paternal Grandma. She’s coming up on her 90th birthday later this year. Grandma’s Prayers Three times a day She kneels to pray Her intersession to heaven sending. A list she’s made For those she’s prayed— Her posterity she’s lifting. I asked her once How to become Like her in…