I’d began slipping…..
Self medicating hinders growth. The actions we partake, do not simply disappear because…..
Take them for granted and you shall see that.......
Alright! It's Friday. Crystal's tale.... I know. I promised. (Rolling eyes in disappointment.) It's been a rough week. Appointments are becoming more trouble then their worth, and well... Dang it! Let me tell you a little story about that struggle of motherhood I mention every once in a while. I have this beautiful, brilliant, ball … Continue reading Did She Really Just Say That?
Beautiful growth you will see.......
Little girl thirteen, a wisdom stained behind her eyes. Innocence ripped, she knows no more. Dreadful memories flash beyond. Night terrors disturb her once loved slumbers. "I can't shake the image from my head." She pleads for it to be gone. Sandy and her friends pulled a dead man out of a pool. A job … Continue reading Repercussions of Life
Today marks the day: The final trial... With grim looks and sad eyes, today a year ago, was the last day I saw my dad truly alive. We had left the doctors and I had just dropped him off with my bro... Grabbed the kids from school, came home to make food.... 6 pm after … Continue reading Today Marks the Day….
It’s my way or the creepy old man who lives outside your ex-girlfriends, stepfather’s windows way. But they don’t know that we know they know we know. His uncles brother sisters, best friends, boyfriend, told me that John’s aunties sister-in-law had a broom that her nephew used to fly on SAID, “If you choose his … Continue reading Writing prompt: It’s my way or the creepy old man who lives outside your ex-girlfriends, stepfather’s windows way….
If I could go anywhere in the world right now, I would go to Germany for another taste of my favorite Kinder-eggs (delicious hollowed chocolate with an authentic toy inside) and to visit Fantasia Land, maybe. It is something special I did as a kid with my family. Ireland: I'd love to know more about … Continue reading If I were to go anywhere in the world…
As the countdown approaches, I heavily reflect. This year has been a hard one. This season has been quite unnerving. Many things have changed. My views are different. I look back to a time when this time of year had a magical effect on me. Before all the destruction started it was home-ly. While Christmas … Continue reading Reflection
The morning sun shined through my window. I awoke, to start my day. I began reflecting on my dream. Cloudy fog befell around me. A group of couples facing each other. Relationship advice? Suddenly it turns into a game show. We’re being quizzed about marriage, rings, and first crushes. Jay appeared on my left, and … Continue reading Poem: Thoughts of the Day (Writing Prompt 12-13-14)
She sat quietly Listening to her mother speak. Her sister had come home crying today. Some kids at school had called her stupid for something she did. Mom took one look at her, and said, "Sandy... why don't you sit down sweetheart." There it was. Red alert, red alert! moms about to have one her talks. … Continue reading Crystals Tale: Pt.3 A View Through her Sisters Eyes(Life Lesson #36)
First I would like to start by saying "Happy Veterans Day Dad." Upon the many events going on for veterans today, I'm still also stuck in all my firsts. It hasn't been a year yet, and I'm still grieving. Now its important to understand that I'm not living in turmoil on a daily basis. More … Continue reading A Veterans Legacy (Life Lesson #2)
It's quite strange how things work out. I had an anniversary this weekend. I met my spouse only a few four short months prior to mom passing. I have a tendency to calculate strange symbols within an underlining meaning. In this case, not only does an anniversary occur on the same day of the week … Continue reading The Parallels of Then and Now
October is a majestic time of year. Great inner beauty lays within. Beginning it's slow transition. A month long journey. The veil between the two worlds summer and winter Passing the torch. Through fall we hang gently Slipping Summer hasn't quite ended. Winter is only soon to begin. The lively simmers down, Upon the listless … Continue reading “A Slow Transition of October”
She wakes up in the morning, the house is still; movement lost for miles away. walking groggily down the hallway to start her tea, she realizes the kids are missing. She searches frantically all over the house until she realizes they're all sleeping in the same room. Within a makeshift tent, she sees six legs … Continue reading #saturdayscenes
I cried for you today. I think its finally hit me. A strong rush of pain, Slapped me in the face. I thought about you a lot but today, a week before your youngest grandchild turns 1; It took a toll. As I sat in my living room watching him tool around, the tears … Continue reading
Beautiful days are ahead.The changing weather and blooming life surrounds us,bringing hope to those who need it the most.New opportunities await,and new adventure are yet to begin.
#1 Writing Prompt You walk away and I cannot follow. Slowly slipping, you drift away. In our last moments, we express our unconditional love for each other, and the blaring pain runs down my spine. My tears become hot, as they fill my cheeks, while the veil only accepts you for the passing. I stand … Continue reading Writing Prompt #1
I dream of you a lot. I know your watching over me. In this deep dark sea, I am now left without your guidance and wisdom. My rock, and my life. You are always with me. Four years ago my world came crumbling down around me, and its been a steady consistent crumble.. one thing … Continue reading Feb, 28, 2014
"Do what you gotta do," A wise man once told me. The teachings last a lifetime and spread beauty throughout the world. "We live to learn, it is the only way" leaves a lasting indent on my brain, as I no longer receive this knowledge; in a world full of distasteful, angry endeavors; there is … Continue reading Grief and Loss