This gift

You taught me to believe.

To have faith and to talk to a higher power everyday.

First thing in the morning, and at night before I went off to sleep. Continue reading

I loved you

My inspiration for this poem is something that happened many years ago. I can still hear the screaming – it echoes in my mind. I remember opening the door to ask if my neighbour needed help and she smiled apologetically, saying : “We loved our son so much that we never said no to him.” She … Continue reading

My choice

I chose you and I lost my ability to see. I couldn’t see your failings, though I was aware of them before. It’s not that I was blind, but that I didn’t want to see. Deep down inside, I think accepting your flaws was a reflection on me. Because you were MY choice.   I … Continue reading