Shadows

A warm reassuring presence those initial years Sometimes the parents’, sometimes the new spouse’s, or the new best friend Dispelling doubts, bolstering spirits A cause of annoyance and irritation As the shadows lurk around as you talk endlessly on the phone Hide love letters and secretly make eye contact A faithful presence that guides and… Continue reading Shadows

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Forgetting

Thinking about those harsh words, unfair snarky comments it doesn't hurt anymore Then why can’t I forget the moment when it happened I can still feel the sting of the words as they land on my ears And tremble with fear as the words are hurled at me I wake drenched in sweat for I… Continue reading Forgetting