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Every Storm Runs Out of Rain


\uap>It’s been pouring for months now

\uap>Your heart feels like it’s drowning

\uap>When will it all end?

\uap>I don’t think I can take much more…


\uap>Your friends told you that in time the pain would fade

\uap>And before you knew it, things would be alright again

\uap>But the… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on July 28, 2014 at 6:51pm — No Comments

Always Within My Heart

\uap>If only there was a way to visit Heaven

\uap>I would make regular trips there

\uap>Meet family members who died before I was born

\uap>See firsthand what they were like


\uap>And there are those that died when I was young

\uap>When they left, I barely knew them

\uap>So I’d spend some time… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on July 21, 2014 at 7:13pm — 2 Comments

Yard Sale new Lyric

'Yard Sale'

copyright 2014 by Richard Reiley

Welcome to my yard sale

Where I'm clearing out a path

Through a life of work and…


Added by Rick Reiley on June 3, 2014 at 2:21pm — 2 Comments

Life: Live It


\uap>When the rain falls, don’t hide yourself away

\uap>Learn how to dance your way through the storms

\uap>And when the sun is shining brightly upon you

\uap>Don’t take a single minute of that for granted


\uap>Life is a series of ups and downs

\uap>A crazy roller coaster ride of… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on May 18, 2014 at 11:10pm — No Comments

For My Son


\uap>Hands once so very small

\uap>That held mine so tightly

\uap>Once you needed me for everything

\uap>But now as the time has flown by

\uap>Your need for my help lessens


\uap>There is a part of me that loves watching you grow

\uap>Just to listen to your ideas for the future… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on May 11, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

My Quest For A Fairytale Life

\uap>I spent years chasing my fairytale

\uap>And dreaming of a love built to last

\uap>Hoping my prince would sweep me off my feet

\uap>Together then we would find our happily ever after


\uap>After awhile it seemed that love would forever elude me

\uap>Each relationship I entered into failed… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on May 8, 2014 at 5:07pm — 2 Comments

The Tale of a Baker's Son


\uap>I am a baker, like my father before me. One might say that I’m rolling in dough. Okay, that pun was a bit corny, but at least a tad bit funny, I think. But, I am not known for my clever wit. However, I once had quite the athletic ability. I used to play baseball, football, and even could be found playing a little basketball as well. Of them, only… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on March 8, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

A Mother's Heart


\uap>From the very beginning, something changes within

\uap>Feelings & emotions new & difficult to understand begin

\uap>As a tiny life begins to grow within, you begin to see

\uap>It’s not just about you anymore, it’s now mainly about that little baby


\uap>As your body changes & your… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 28, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A Request From a Sensitive Heart


\uap>When watching a movie I have seen so many times

\uap>I still cry when it gets to the emotional scenes

\uap>It was only a harmless joke, so my friend did say

\uap>Yet it still got to me in such a profound way


\uap>I often hear phrases like, “Why does that bother you so… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 27, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

I'm An American


\uap>The land of the brave & home of the free

\uap>That is what you are to many, including me

\uap>Across vast & might oceans and distant seas

\uap>Some see us as a land of greed & shallow vanity


\uap>It is true that our nation has its troubles, that's easy to see

\uap>And… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 26, 2014 at 12:09pm — 6 Comments

My Tribute to Wisconsin


\uap>From the land of the frozen tundra, I say hello

\uap>Where cheese is made & beer does freely flow

\uap>Born & raised in this place they call Wisconsin

\uap>This is where many of my friends are & also my kin


\uap>There are times when I dream of moving away

\uap>Because of… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 25, 2014 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Thank You For Your Support


\uap>We all have ways in which we express who we are

\uap>Some design buildings, others dance, and there some who bake

\uap>Many are the ways in which we can showcase our thoughts & feelings

\uap>For me, it is through… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 24, 2014 at 1:46pm — 2 Comments

Don't Blend In, Be Proud to Stand Out


\uap>Surrounding the world is a thick mist & dark shadow

\uap>It threatens to take over, suppressing all light & hope

\uap>Hate, cruelty, & greed have such… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 23, 2014 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

I Want To Say Thank You


\uap>Some stresses in my life feel difficult to defeat

\uap>But know that head on my problems I will meet

\uap>I will stumble, fall, & sometimes feel pretty low

\uap>But in the end, I will rise each time & be ready to go


\uap>Head held high, facing the challenges ahead

\uap>The… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 22, 2014 at 11:39am — 2 Comments

We Are Works of Art


\uap>All that I am & all that you are is poetry

\uap>We are works of art for all to see

\uap>The way we move, the way our minds operate

\uap>What wonders we think of & create


\uap>God is the great creator, the one who designed us

\uap>How we wove us together, all the angels made… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 21, 2014 at 11:40am — 2 Comments

Labels Are Made For Cans, Not People


\uap>Labels can be found on water bottles & soup cans

\uap>But all too often they are found on our fellow man

\uap>We have all been guilty of judging others

\uap>Though instead we should love our sisters &… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 20, 2014 at 12:09pm — 4 Comments

The Girl You Always Knew


\uap>For most of my life, I have had the same dream

\uap>But it’s not as crazy as to some it might seem

\uap>For there are many who are on the same page

\uap>Who long to be performing their songs up on stage


\uap>What has kept me from accomplishing my goals is fear

\uap>Fear of… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 19, 2014 at 12:34pm — 2 Comments

Happy Birthday, Mike!


\uap>On this day in the good year of 1982

\uap>My brother Mike was born, so today he’s 32

\uap>I would like to take just a few moments to say

\uap>To my younger brother, Happy Birthday!


\uap>We haven’t always gotten along, many know this to be true

\uap>But it hasn’t changed for one… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 17, 2014 at 10:45am — No Comments

Ode to Onyx


\uap>When I saw a certain black kitten, he ensnared my heart

\uap>I knew he was to be a part of our little family from the start

\uap>The name that I came up for him was one that I thought fits

\uap>Being such a black beauty, he deserved the name Onyx


\uap>Stunning, agile, full of energy, &… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 16, 2014 at 6:28pm — 4 Comments

Ode to Lucy


\uap>Here is an ode to our three month old puppy

\uap>She is very playful & full of so much energy

\uap>Where are my manners, I must make an apology

\uap>Let me introduce you… Continue

Added by Carissa Galow on February 15, 2014 at 12:46pm — 2 Comments

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