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  • Grief Lament Mental Health Poetry

    The Year I Was 31

    It started off like any other year. Except without birthday cake and candles. The year I was 31 made me out to be What I never imagined I would become. With fear, regret and…

    December 1, 2019
  • Grief

    Emptiness Series Pt. 1

    Empty womb, empty rooms, Empty nest, Empty chest, Empty moments, empty closeness, Empty. All this emptiness I tried to fill. All this emptiness I tried to kill. All this emptiness I tried to will…

    October 1, 2019
  • Grief

    Grief Is

    Grief is The house guest that has worn out their welcome. It is The nagging wife who needs your attention and won’t stop until she                   …

    September 13, 2019
  • Grief Lament

    About Last Night-Spoken Word

    I dreamed of you last night. Your face so perfectly vivid. Even the scent of you was so real That I mistook my dreams for reality. I’ve been doing that lately. I saw your…

    August 24, 2019
  • Barrenness Grief

    Rocking My Grief to Sleep

    As my tip toes touch the cold hardwood floors beneath me, I gently push myself back and forth with arms empty in this rocking chair. The songs of this barren woman fill the space…

    August 20, 2019
  • Failure Grief Lament Repentance

    Melt- Spoken Word

    The candle of my soul Wax, melts away for sorrow. It grows weaker As the flame becomes more dim. This penitent heart melts Like ice in hot water, The affliction turns up the heat…

    August 7, 2019
  • Grief Lament

    Five Years- Spoken Word

    One thousand, eight hundred and twenty-five days, not dollars. The amount I write on my time stamped heart, not on a check. I cash it in and receive nothing in return, No withdrawal, no…

    July 13, 2019