Quietude or bustle Whether a stroll, or a shuffle Time goes by slowly Nothing out of the ordinary . Hills sit quietly watching Rivers rush on by Cattle crossing unperturbed Birds swooped down take flight . Inner turmoil takes a… Read More ›

Dumb Down

Too big Too bright Dumb down Or take flight . A peg here A chunk there Knocking out That haughty air . Still shining But not for long Think you’re right You’re oh so wrong . Only one king Not… Read More ›


Not all gifts are given for giving’s sake Some are given so the giver can take Your dignity here, your loyalty there Some aren’t gifts at all, but really a snare — Copyright © Larisa McBean

The Potter

You’re lovely, just awesome Let me have a look Your eyes shine like diamonds I could just eat you up . You’re perfect… well… almost There’s a blot on your face A little makeup will fix that All your flaws… Read More ›

The Heart Knows

The heart knows what eyes can’t see Or maybe it’s the whole body Warning that something’s off Making you feel uneasy . Truth takes its time to appear Detained by well-dressed lies Still, the heart sniffs out trouble But sight… Read More ›

Full Circle

Parents, Your children deserve your love, Your care, And your respect. . It’s your duty to provide them With a safe and loving environment. After all, you brought them here; They didn’t ask to come here. Remember that As much… Read More ›


Squeezing Twisting Restricting Constricting . Can’t move Can’t breathe Can’t run Can’t scream . Stomach clenching Heart pounding Hands perspiring Eyes tearing . Relax Breathe It’ll be fine You’ll see . Okay You’ve got this Deep breaths Just rest …. Read More ›