Inevitable Pain

She solemnly drives down the road. Her heart pained with what she is about to do. She feels uneasy, guilty, and somewhat ashamed, though she knows it is necessary. She’s definitely not in a hurry. She observes the trees, watches people pass by, and swallows the lump in her throat. She doesn’t want them to […]

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The Fear of Mothers

The fear every mom has…   When my daughter was born, I remember holding her tiny little body in my arms and making a promise to God that if he will keep her safe, so will I. I never slept too deep because I wanted to make sure I could hear her if she needed […]

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Better than ‘Paying it Forward’

Laying in her bed, looking at the ceiling with tears in her wrinkled brown eyes, is a woman whom has 90 years of experience. She lays there quietly as the tears stream down the creases of her fragile skin. She considers picking up her hand to wipe the moisture from her face, however, the task […]

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From the Perspective of a Tree

From the Perspective of a Tree In my younger days I was fun. Children would run to me with open arms and even include me in their games. I was always the goal, but I was okay with that. Some kids would throw balls over the top of me and once in a blue moon […]

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Our Souls Connected

Our Souls Connected Have you ever felt drawn to somebody for no apparent reason? Perhaps you were walking through the grocery store and you felt an instant connection with somebody who was standing in line. Suddenly you get a strange feeling rushing through your veins, one that you cannot explain, but is just as prominent […]

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I Hate the Clock

I Hate the Clock By Christina Cooper I am being stabbed Over and over again. My nerves are shot. I am tired They tell me to breathe I hate breathing. The clock is staring at me Tick-tock Tick-tock It is laughing at me. I hate the clock. Why didn’t I take the drugs? The Pain. […]

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