Tag Archives: Grace

Silent Whisper

I hear her whisper in the darkness Sometimes in the light I hear her giggle from beneath the frilly dresses at Costco Can I have one, Mommy? She’s not really there I silenced her voice thirty-five years ago But Jesus … Continue reading

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My One-Note Song

Last summer I entered my first poetry book, Light in My Darkness, in the Writers Digest Self Published Book Awards contest. Riding high on the coattails of being named a finalist in the Cascade Writers Contest in the published poetry category, … Continue reading

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Read to the End

My life’s an open book pages torn, stained with tears and blood Come read who I am see where I’ve been get lost in my painful life But don’t put my book down until you’ve reached the end where you’ll find … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

A Quadrille self-portrait for dverse Poets Pub. ——– I am afraid at my core but courageous because I know God loves me I am survivor, forgiver I am a killer, but forgiven I am an introverted extrovert straddling the line … Continue reading

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Assumptions of Bias

During the past week watching the news and reading Facebook posts about the violence and racial tensions in this country, I was struck by the assumptions made by some who protested the loudest. One such assumption—a  statement I read more … Continue reading

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Seeking Truth

Words matter. Our choice of words, whether speaking or writing, makes a difference. And words have meaning. That’s what dictionaries are for—to tell us what words mean. When we try to use words to mean something other than what they … Continue reading

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Set Free

She drove away from the pizza place joyful in the knowledge that she had been set free. No dark cloud appeared. She realized she was humming along, tapping her foot to the beat. As she waited for her pizza to … Continue reading

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