life

1,000 Reasons

By DC To care, it’s 1,000 reasons. 1,000 ways to feel within the 4 seasons. To go on. To continue. To strive. Innumerable are the reasons to be alive. With the passing of the time, is a reason. With the countless dying, is a reason. 1,000 trees is a reason to breathe. 1,000 trees is…

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Dear Mom

By HW I have to bring it up, remember what you told me? You said, “Son go outside and play,” And when I got scraped up you said, “everything would be OK.” You told me life was like baseball, three strikes and I’m out. You told me drive slow, but you never said, don’t take…

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I’m Thankful

By B. I’m thankful for the first time I felt pain because I’ve learned that something in life is not a game. I thank God for the first time I experienced the loss of a friend’s life it taught me life is precious and if you don’t respect it, it might be your last night.…

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My Life Is Like…

By CM My life is like a chair with no legs Or equal to a body with no head Crying baby just wants to be fed Go ahead, Slim, and jump off that edge Ever tried walking on raw eggs? It’s like living in your bedroom with no bed Or waking up and your whole…

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Whispers

By PL When this old world wears me down And the darkness comes in layers I seek a quiet place within myself And whisper the Lord’s prayer… I ask for strength to face each day More fortitude (to endure) For humility (that I may sacrifice) And the Holy Spirit’s cure My foolish pride and arrogance…

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