Flight

Your cheering squads were liars when to my knees you could not bring So in the might of jealousy, you tried to clip my wings But my joints are made of teflon and the feathers forged in steel So when that didn’t work, you worked my mind hoping I’d kneel You told me I couldn’tContinue reading “Flight”

Church Hurt: Moving on in Peace without Losing my Faith

For years I tried to balance out not getting therapy with doing religious activities in a sisterhood of churches I attended for almost a decade. The last of these churches I attended before leaving the organization entirely was always active in some way. Small group bible lessons on fridays, church on sundays, one on oneContinue reading “Church Hurt: Moving on in Peace without Losing my Faith”

Winning the War-Poem

It was my 7th year in middle school while I walked along the hall. It was 3:15; the bell had just ring signaling the release of us all. I was probably 12 or maybe 13, wrestling with myself and my low self-esteem. And you were the jock that I liked alot and I often drewContinue reading “Winning the War-Poem”