Grandma’s Hands.

Just as trees and flowers grow  on soft supple earth, grandma’s womb birthed entire generations.  A lineage that stretches across her spine, to engraved itself at the bottom of her feet.  Like vines, the veins on  her hands told a story, and with them,  she created history. Yet she still lives.  She lives in the…

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Rush- a short story.

“Wynonna hurry up!” Mom hollers from the front corridor. Her feet stomp and a suitcase drags through the upstairs hallway, down the steps, and out the front door. I rummage through my bedroom closet and toss random clothes into the open suitcase behind me. “Okay, shirts, pants, sweaters, shoes… what am I missing?” I recite…

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Delight.

I delight in you captured in car rides, rippled countryside pastures, and lavender farms.   I delight in you by still waters splashing on stone– becoming sand.   How strange is it, to be alone.   Photo: @thenewsociety_kids

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Over-time.

Clouds roll in covering blue skies and I start to forget your brown eyes.   I believe in the lessons taught, abundantly grateful for the love you brought.   One year felt like precious dreams only to find it’s shorter than it seems   We were strangers at some point, and soon became lovers never…

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Grace.

By His grace I am changed. Once a lost soul, now redeemed to serve you and spread your word.   Oh how sweet it is to live. To have you bring me to life with your breath— an everlasting life.   I’m starting to understand the way you work. I will never fully know but…

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Teach Me Lord.

Teach me lord, to overcome pain, to break bonds that only slain my heart and soul.   Teach me Lord, to draw closer to your ever-lasting, for no other can heal me this way.   Teach me Lord, to forgive like you for I am a vessel waiting to be sewed– do what you do.…

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Scripture.

Someone is reading this right now. They feel lost, ashamed, broken, and filled with regret. Be sure of this: the events of the past no longer have a hold on you. You are growing and evolving everyday. Let go of those that hold the past against you, for they do not have enough empathy to…

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Unconditional Revolution

The lack of unconditional love,  is the cause of racism. One where segregation is seen as heroism.   We try to fit into this corrupt system, forgetting it was made only for them.   The them that kills us and tear us apart, as if we don’t matter–  as if they lack a heart.   …

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One Soul.

We loved like the world would end.   We laughed like our lungs would collapse.   We sang like our throats was coated in honey.   We danced like our legs were lit on fire.   We existed as if our lives shared one soul.   I took a break during this exam season. Now…

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