Forgotten

Listen well little girl,

don’t squander kind heart,

on he who breaks promise,

gives your moon to another.

When the world sets to try him,

you’re obscured from his thoughts,

feigned words lose all meaning,

trust tainted and torn.

Veil of tears will not move him,

nor petition of fact,

he’ll plead that he’s sorry,

yet do it again.

He’ll run to the other,

and leave you to weep,

wake up little girl,

he ain’t worth a damn.

Chess 10/28/15

*Words mean nothing when actions show you otherwise. Only actions can be trusted. Actions are the truth of a person’s intent, words are hollow and meaningless without right action behind them. 

*Thank you so much to all of you who have sent me emails and messages. I deeply appreciate your kindness.

I am now recovering from the last of my major surgeries, coping with pulling myself out of a major depression caused by one of my major illnesses, doing multiple physical therapy sessions daily, and learning to walk again. I hope to be back with fresh material in 1 to 2 months. But meantime, I’ll randomly post some oldies so you know I’m still alive and kicking 😉

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Goddess

A wise poet taught me,

Of whence I had come,

that heart of a Celt woman, 

stands precious and pure, 

for she loves like no other,

fierce, faithful, devoted,

and likened to none.

She descends from the goddess,

mixt of moonbeams and light, 

ancient power so holy, 

lost wisdom and truth.

Take heed to be worthy,

for the goddess knows sorrow,

as deeply as joy,

if you reeve of her flame, 

the goddess weeps blood.

Chess 9/27/15

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Tired

Weathered bone and blood

once knew toil and grace

body gone, yet will remains.

Chess 9/30/13

* I am currently in a rehabilitation facility recovering from a major surgery. There are some beautiful old souls here who have honored me by sharing their stories of loss, suffering, mercy, triumph, and love. I am very grateful to be wrapped in the gifts of their wisdom and grace. 

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Halloween Haiku

Spooky little you
costume all askew
I’ll feign fright when you say BOO!!!
Chess 10/31/13

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Forgotten

Listen well little girl, 

don’t squander kind heart,

on he who breaks promise,

gives your moon to another.

 When the world sets to try him,

you’re obscured from his thoughts,

feigned words lose all meaning,

trust tainted and torn.

Veil of tears will not move him,

nor petition of fact,

he’ll plead that he’s sorry,

yet do it again.

He’ll run to the other,

and leave you to weep,

wake up little girl,

he ain’t worth a damn.

Chess 10/28/15

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Cabin

Love’s castle hewn of  dream and sweat, 

emerald glade, long seasoned woods,

here earth gods rise up to nurture soul.

Chess 10/7/15

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National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Violence

Hard fist slams gentle face in reeling, burning pain

with blackened jaw and broken heart she flees

hides soul and flesh from no love man.

Chess 10/11/13

If you are the victim of domestic violence or know some who is, please contact the

National Domestic Violence Hotline at  1−800−799−7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) or at:

http://www.thehotline.org/get-involved/

You can also email me if you wish to speak with a survivor.

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Goddess

A wise poet taught me,

Of whence I had come,

that heart of a Celt woman, 

stands precious and pure, 

for she loves like no other,

fierce, faithful, devoted,

and likened to none.

She descends from the goddess,

mixt of moonbeams and light, 

ancient power so holy, 

lost wisdom and truth.

Take heed to be worthy,

for the goddess knows sorrow,

as deeply as joy,

if you reeve of her flame, 

the goddess weeps blood.

Chess 9/27/15

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Gone

In a soft, silken moonbeam,

he beckons her “Come”,

yet she wakens in wonder,

to a grim, empty room,

no good can it do her,

to love but a ghost.

Chess 9/13/15

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Thank You

Thank you to all my readers for your love and support through thick and thin!!! It’s been a challenge to build this blog between my health issues and book writing. I am so very grateful that you’ve Continue reading

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