Missed Understanding

Since it’s World Poetry Day, I wanted to share a longer form poem I wrote about a month ago for a contest (I did not win, in case you were wondering…) Relationships, whether they be parental, familial, or spousal are not always rainbows and roses. Sometimes they are difficult, dark and dank. But if you… Continue reading Missed Understanding

30 Days of Thanks 2014 – Day 17

Today I am so thankful it is Monday – because Mondays are the days that the little monkey comes home after a weekend with her Dad.  After a long day, punctuated by feeling completely inept at my job, despite knowing that a lot of it is out of my control, little girl hugs and play… Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks 2014 – Day 17

He won’t be the only one…and neither will she.

Dearest daughter of mine, I know you were angry with me yesterday when you couldn’t have one extra minute to play with your playground love. Not another hug or another kiss on the cheek. Not one more. We had to go, and you had already negotiated extra minutes with the object of your affection. You… Continue reading He won’t be the only one…and neither will she.