Monthly Archives: September 2016

Loneliness

Loneliness lays in distant fields of fire Billowing foul dark walls of isolation Only winds of friendship powered by the sun Can reach to blow them down And bring moisture to douse the flames ©Heather Coldstream

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Buried

How deep Do you have to dig To find yourself When you’ve buried yourself Over and over For so long You can’t tell Which body is yours ©Heather Coldstream

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Answers

There are no right answers For questions of the heart Requiring decisions of the head ©Heather Coldstream

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Yourself

Be yourself Be yourself Be yourself Come the calls And when you become The person you think you were But find her wanting In ways that question Why you became yourself I wonder who I am And who I will … Continue reading

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Stare

I get the message I shouldn’t show my forehead From each stare tracking me A threat assessment Trying to peel my skin off To satisfy a curiosity Of what’s underneath Trying to decide if I fit Into their world And … Continue reading

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Meetings

I am almost done Sitting through these meetings Someone wake me When it’s time to go ©Heather Coldstream

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Bedtime

Were that my children were here I would hug and kiss them As I tuck them in for the night Tell them I love them Reassure them everything will be all right Before retiring to my bed And hugging myself … Continue reading

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