Tag Archives: Anger

Gathering Treasure

Once upon a time I gathered grievances like treasure stored in my heart pain without measure I held tight to my rights I learned in time to gather forgiveness instead like leftover pieces of miracle bread when the 5,000 were … Continue reading

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Scorched

Deep within my soul vengeance smoldered my sense of peace anger mouldered Indignation I felt entitled to keep burned my heart festered seeped Into each crevice scorched by flame mercy needed my Savior came Washed away ash and chars the … Continue reading

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Anger Gone Awry

She told me I had a right to be angry And so anger became my constant companion Thoughts of self-defense courses fled I dwelt on thoughts of revenge instead I was obsessed with Murderous meditations If I had a gun I’d shoot … Continue reading

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Light Shines in the Shadows

Lurking in the shadows of my mind, of my heart Anger, hatred, fear, doubt dwell where they think they escape the light I dare not enter the shadows alone With Light in hand I reveal that which hides in the shadows … Continue reading

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Triggers, Triggers Everywhere

Tears spilled from my eyes Gushed, really quite uncontrollably Anger the apparent trigger He wouldn’t listen Then I realize the real trigger This series of events: Writing of Dad’s death Hearing of Aunt Dot’s passing Trying to save a few … Continue reading

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Alive and Well

A puff wafts from the doorway of the old building I scrunch up my nose at the scent, shake my head in disgust or anger perhaps is a more accurate description of my feeling I don’t smell it often in … Continue reading

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Kind Words and Iron Doors

It’s Day 29 of NaPoWriMo. I have mixed feelings about the month of celebrating poetry coming to an end. On the one hand, it’s good to have the motivation to write every day. On the other hand, some days it’s … Continue reading

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