I had said that while working on my novel I’d put the brakes on writing poetry. And, I have kept to that until now. However,on Wednesday, my friend/mentor’s body was cremated. I had been invited to say a few words at her funeral… Barbara was a big supporter of my poetry and often expressed her desire to be in the audience when I performed. Sadly, … Continue reading One More Poem – Shielded Memories
Since publishing “Love, Don’t Fear”, I have learned a few valuable lessons not only about book publishing but also about myself. Previously, of course, I had discovered that I could do with a little more patience – you’ll find the post on this topic right here “If it’s Broke – Fix It”. 🙂 Back to right now, though… So far, I have received great feedback from … Continue reading My Poetry Collection & Self-Publishing Update…
She was a beautiful girl With flower petals around her eyes Many sad pictures they’ve seen, This life was born into lies… . She was created by love And had a pure little heart… Yet, before she turned seventeen, Her face was far from His art. . If the house, she lived in, had eyes and ears It would hear constant weeping It would witness … Continue reading Flower Petals Around Her Eyes – Poem
Welcome back to “Love Don’t Fear” stories and collaborations 😊 “I saw her smile” is a story of a girl who keeps searching for love in all the wrong places. I have shared this poem before, but I’m super happy to present you with Desiri Okobia’s rendition of it. Desiri (aka Miss Dee) is the author of “Diaries of a Visionary” and an English Literature … Continue reading Poetry Reading – Collaboration with Desiri
Please click here to read the written version of “I saw her smile” Stay Inspired ♥ Continue reading Poem “About a Girl who Never Smiles”
She was a daughter of the world, my dear… Who else did you hope you would see her be? She was a daughter of the world, you know? Yes, you knew she was – she did tell you so By the way she moved, by the way she spoke… You said she was the one, then you took her home Aware of who she was … Continue reading Daughter of the World – Poem
. OMG! I love your hair! I hear, yet again . Question: Is IT an artistic or political statement? ‘None of the above’, I claim… Question: ‘Is it really yours?’ ‘Yes, I guess. I didn’t pay’ . ‘Amazing! Great!’ ‘Although,’ (me again) ‘I can’t keep it when I’m dead. So, can I really say it is mine…? Yes, I guess, but no – it’s not…’ … Continue reading OMG, I Love Your Hair!