I couldn’t sleep . . . I tossed and turned . . . too excited to sleep . . . thirteen in 1973 . . . I wore a corsage of . . . bubble gum, flowers, glitter . . . I felt the same . . . ▼ I tossed and turned . .… Read More How Do I Feel?
in the darkness concealed in silence fear slaughters the innocent gorging on the joys of baby smiles consuming the happiness of the elderly past a hideous laugh pumping adrenaline eyes clenched, arms unwrapped abused, crippled and maimed rip off the shackles of control release endocrines of exuberance swirl into a tidal wave 0f rapture… Read More Shining Jubilation
There was a time I would wake up in the morning and wonder if I was angry with the person I went to bed with the night before. I would then determine if I should respond to their good-morning with my brows squeezed together or my lips curled up. Was I stupid or crazy?… Read More Be Still Be Empowered
The following is an expert from Chapter Six of Hidden Temptation by Kimberly Wilhelmina Floria January 25, 2015 ©Library of Congress1-2085948171 Lynette, Anita and Odette sit at the island in the kitchen. Jeanette is mixing flour, butter and milk to make drop biscuits. She looked at Odette and says, “So this Wilhelm,… Read More Sisters Bonding
mourning my lost past restitution for my crimes of impatience listening to whispering vibes of healing with the waking sun in that lonely place where the unknown becomes the known the eyes of the blind begin to see naught is master of confusion that filled my heart with want but want disappointed me. I should… Read More Pain Unshackled
If today was tomorrow we could live in the now and not worry about the mistakes because we could correct them before the tomorrow comes. What a dream, right? We live today, remembering the past and hoping for the future. We waste time scrutinizing a past that cannot be changed. Sometimes we reminiscing about the… Read More If Tomorrow Was Today