On my mother…

She loves me…she loves me not. I used to tell her we’re all we got. Then she disowned my love, She could no longer fit the glove that once kept us warm. She viewed me as a disgrace; She’d wish she could erase, Every time I see her, I see it written over her face. And…

Feeling Free

I sat and listened to the birds mourn the morning. Constant songs that echoed across eons waiting for a return in harmony. I can smell the Frankincense tickling my spirit. And I can feel the vibrations of the outside day. Then my mind floats like a lily pad drifting upstream. My body absorbs the peace of…

Call Me…

Call me Triumphant…For I’ll win self-control. Call me Magnificent…For the internal beauty I possess. Call me Brave…For I’ll tackle self-doubt. Call me Confident…For I can do anything. Call me Lauren…For I am imperfectly me.

Under Construction

You saw a sign that said “Home for Sale.” You parked your car and decided to give it a look. There is a lawn with little grass and a few weeds but one lone flower emerges from the soil. Entry-way highlighted by 100 watt bulbs that give light to dark rooms. Smells like fresh paint on…