Poetry

Mundane

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 ›

Gifts

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 ›

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 ›

Panic

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 ›