THE DECEPTION OF TIME

Time doesn’t heal all wounds but time does go on. Time magnifies and distills and exaggerates and  impairs and slaps me back to the cruel reality  where you aren’t here anymore. I don’t like it. I know I don’t have to… but time does go on. Time does many things, but time is not a…

UNTITLED

I saw a glimpse of her today – The laughing child wrapped in innocence,The one I couldn’t protect.How I’ve tried to love her, to keep what’s left of herSafe.Out of the corner of her eye, She saw what was to come,And because she loves meShe will walk through the fires of hell,For she knows that…

FORGIVENESS

Forgivenessby Sharon R Ziegler I thought perhaps when Istopped feeling hot, molten lava in my gutwhenever I thought of you…that was forgiveness. Or when I finally slept through the night unaided by pills and the nightmares subsided…that was forgiveness. Or when I let myself speak your name and not choke on it as it escaped…

AND THIS IS HOW I FEEL

The warmth of the sun and the snap of the windThe chill in the air and the breezeI let raindrops fall on my face nowAnd this is how I feelI laugh and the sound tickles others’ earsI give grief a wanted reprieveI can see farther than the horizon nowAnd this is how I feel –…