Divorce

Divorce I am filled with vengeance I have been since my youth I do not like it there It rises up against my will   No, it does not   I have trained myself to accept it Now I choose to simply reject it Every time it screams my name Vengeance never solves anything It…

Birth

Birth I can feel the poems Some are like angst and depression Some are like joy and peace Some the words flow like the winds Some refuse release   I think those are the best ones The ones  that stay locked in the womb Awaiting just the right moment to be birthed Crying, gasping for…

Little Feet

I found one more poem I wrote about Isaiah, so again, in honor of his “gotcha day” I will share it with you. Little Feet I love these little feet They have walked across African soil Now they rest and sleep These feet have seen the women weep They have seen the men’s great toil…

Each Life

I’m posting this poem today because today is what our family calls the “gotcha day” for our son Isaiah. Adoption is just a great thing, and I wanted to honor the memory of this day by posting this poem:   Each Life This is what it’s all about These are smiles of heaven’s shouts This…