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This was actually written the week after I attended my favorite Aunts funeral in 2007. It's the anniversary of her birth today and the anniversary of her death tomorrow. She's sorely missed, so I'm posting this in her memory.
Laughter through tears…
When I was a teenager. While visiting my Grandfather in Louisiana, a friend…Continue
Five o'clock seemed like an eternity.
Now traffic is at a snail’s pace.
Slowly the city is in the rear view.
The traffic becomes less and less.
Speed limit raises and I’m racing off.
Cares flying away like the wind from my car.…
One moment of 2012 that I will cherish and keep in my heart
Christmas with my son after missing five Christmas' apart.
One moment of 2012 I would like to forget
December 14th, Sandy Hook Elementary, a day of eternal regret.
Funny thing about memories of the heart
Some bring smiles while others hurt like a flaming dart.
As time and years pass by
Each is filled with reasons to laugh and cry.
Peace and love wished by us all
Conservative Democrat, Liberal Republican, Callused Hands, Callused Heart.
I had a dream my family was spread across land and sea
They were of every race and creed
Some as black as velvet night
Others as pale as the brightest sunlight
A vast bounty of mountains and terrain between
Still we can feel our hearts sight unseen
Providing care for the young and old
Giving food and shelter…Continue
So many smiles on their faces
Not a word spoken of the dark places
Gathered quietly at the lost and found
Waiting patiently not making a sound
The train arrives and the doors open wide
Arms held out for the loved ones who've arrived
Tear stained faces show how much they were missed
Soldiers finally getting that…Continue