I just got back from visiting my boyfriend’s oldest son graduate from Basic Training. This was the longest amount of time father and son have ever been separated from one another ~ ten weeks! Their only way of communication was via letters and the rare staticy phone call. I was so blessed to be a witness of this bittersweet reunion that I had to write up something to commemorate the moment. Hope you enjoy.
Read the poem Reunion | Authspot.
Looking inside the mind of a quiet soul can sometimes be a daring act.
For a sneak peek into once such mind, read here.
But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.(1 Corinthians 15:10 KJV)
How shall we then act towards others knowing the blessing of grace God has extended towards us? Click here to read my poetic response.
Kids, they say exactly what they’re thinking a lot of times. Read just one example I’ve captured in this poem ~ a conversation between mother and child.
Dressing Room Discourse.
Ever see a person wearing a shirt with something on it that just wanted you to stop and ask him/her: “Really?”
Well, a wrote a poem on just that. Check it out below:
This is a poem I whipped up just to mess around with the SEO term of the day.
Here’s a taste:
No, the only summer food
is slice after slice
Read more here: Health Benefits of Watermelon.
Here’s a try at acrostic poetry. It’s difficult to conform a free-flowing thought process within the confines of a word, but here’s my attempt.
Let me know what you think.
Christian Acrostic Poem
My dad is a hard man to shop for so when Father’s Day rolls around every year, I struggle on what to get him. This year, though, I thought I would write him a poem to tell him what he means to me.
It’s entitled Who You Are to Me. And it starts off like this…
You are to me…
To read the rest of my dedication, click here.
of a roller coaster ride….
Read the rest of this poem here.
Yes, that’s right! I finally finished my rough draft. Now I hand it off to a few editors….and wait.
Read more in my latest (though belated) entry on My Journey to Publication page here.