Tag: metaphors

The Way of Things

I remember this, my last conversation with Papa. He, trying to alleviate our pain. But I heard, through his bravado the saddened beat of my heart submerged in deep water no knowledge of how to stay afloat grief no words could express He said,…

Grandma’s Slice of Idiom Advice

If you can’t get back on the horse – -well, you can, of course If you can’t find your way home you’re not alone If you can’t lead the horse to water then, dear granddaughter, forget about the nag. ‘Cause if you can’t get…

Life Lessons from the Ring – Questions to ask yourself

I was too young to remember the times my dad came home with blood on his clothes. It was my older sister who told me how our non-violent mother would cringe at the sight. Interesting that, even though I was two at the time,…

Life – Just stay on

Life is a carousel, don’t you think? We go round and round, a circle of life,  trying to catch the best parts. Sometimes, the ride is slow, like one at a kiddie park. Or maybe the ride never starts. Perhaps something is broken, the belt…

Where Poems live

There’s a place were poems live a secret place well hidden away from the madness away from the strangers where life, with all it’s twists and turns, flourishes and grows. The place where poems grow is a never ending pasture where little sprouts are…