Dear Teenager

DEAR TEENAGERSeeing the world through your eyes Would make my hope pretty dark… Accepting your reality instead  Would take away the needed spark. Compromising my rules Would bring a weakness I won’t like… Quitting the battle now Would cost more than just the fight. Old while learning nothing Is an idiocy you choose to sell… […]

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Letting Go

Black and white Logic a friend But just a moment  Brings color again. Pain and anger Calculated space Clutching tightly  So nothing is erased. Patience with time Praying for you Feeling helpless With so little to do. No way to show you Or words you will hear But patiently waiting While always staying near.

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Picking Up Pieces

The faded blue summer sky highlighted the heat for Amanda’s friends and her to play in today. Hide and seek, running through sprinklers and drinking from the hose would be a part of their play time. Only children appreciate carefree days like this. Amanda loved to play outside. Each year her light blonde hair would […]

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A Little Slow

When I went to Petco last Friday I was thankful I didn’t have the money for a turtle. It’s not that a turtle is expensive, but setting up their habitat is, and I knew that was money I didn’t need to spend. BUT – I liked a turtle in the store. It followed me everywhere […]

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Forced Change

  Change my make up Color my hair Make it short I don’t care. Break the rules Change my friends No matter what I’ll find my end. No logic or emotion Just do what I want No thought for anyone Just more to taunt. No explanation or virtue Careless with time Want it all Without […]

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Powerless

  I had something to say So I said it But the breath was for nothing As you didn’t get it. My emotions on the floor Heart in my hands And all I can think Is I can’t do this again The debts are high And tongues are cut More times than not I think […]

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Seventeen

I didn’t kill you, Or pack up your stuff. I even talked with you- After your disastrous stunt. Your mind stays closed- While the mouth is open wide- And soon from your mistakes… There will be nowhere to hide. Time is short- That my influence has left- And the lessons you needed to learn- You […]

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