Category Archives: Poetry

Tracy

I’ve never felt as Weak nor as strong As I have The past week long. Holding the world up But can’t stay standing. No sleep on the menu, Only labor demanding. We made it through And 6 days later, We’ve … Continue reading

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Joe’s Prayer

Lord, put us together with broken pieces, So that we will know you. Lord, build us with a God-shaped keystone, So that we require You in us. Lord, make us cry both when we are happy and when we are … Continue reading

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Tomorrows

A brighter day will come, A brighter day will be. It is not now for most, It is not now for me. My time has come, My mood has gone sour. It won’t be long though, For cometh the next … Continue reading

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Belle

You always let us know When someone appeared, You always showed us The leaf that you feared. Though we had you for Four full years, It feels as if you had Just come here. We miss you, Belle. Every morning … Continue reading

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Two Sounds

My Son made two sounds Which made me over joyed. The morning noises that he generally makes Can leave one tired and annoyed. But it was different this time. He started by making noises I would imagine started with “D”. … Continue reading

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Blinders

I wish I had a set of Perpendicular blinders, A way to block the future And focus on the present. My mind wanders off Into the future, While my body lingers here In the present. Fear, elation or other emotions … Continue reading

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Our Little Boy

Diapers, they don’t bother me. Waking up at 1, 2 or 3. Tethered to home so I can be Near the ones I call family. My son is small And so am I, But it seems I’m a giant In … Continue reading

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Cold Feet, and Hands

Nervous I sit, I sit and ponder, About the glories of Being a Father. Now I worry, Too late now, Will I be this child’s Proper Father and how? I’m scared and shaking, Full of doubt, Now knowing when Our … Continue reading

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Quick Rhyme

Quick rhyme time, Can’t think of the words. I can’t quite get it, Can’t quite get it. Guess I’ll do it later. – JR 2011

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A Moment in the Future

My body is in the moment, But I’m still in the future. My head is right here, But its also elsewhere. My heart is beating in my chest, But its dangerously close to the edge. My brain is in my … Continue reading

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