Poem Saturday

Tell me not, in mournful numbers,Life is but an empty dream!For the soul is dead that slumbers,And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest!And the grave is not its goal;Dust thou art, to dust returnest,Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow,Is our destined end or way;ButContinue reading “Poem Saturday”

Quote Sunday

“Bad things do happen how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.” – WalterContinue reading “Quote Sunday”

Poem Saturday

A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Tell me not, in mournful numbers,Life is but an empty dream!For the soul is dead that slumbers,And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest!And the grave is not its goal;Dust thou art, to dust returnest,Was not spoken of the soul. Not enjoyment,Continue reading “Poem Saturday”

So tired

I have been struggling with poor sleep for a couple of months. I am getting about 3 hours of sleep per night. The tiredness I feel is so invasive. It has taken over my life. I think my medications are to blame. My psychiatrist encouraged me to get ECT so I am looking at thatContinue reading “So tired”

Poem Saturday

 CINDY WILLIAMS GUTIÉRREZ“THE SMALL CLAIM OF BONES” what my body knowsis not a lie it’s nota lie i tell you it is notit’s nothing short of truthand nothing largermy past lodgesin my marrow and ifi wanted a transplantthere’d be no matchothers’ sorrows dwarfmy petty traumas stillthese bones are minewhen they creakwhen they moanwhen they whinethere’sContinue reading “Poem Saturday”

Poem Saturday

I decided during the weekends I’m going to keep it light. I had a very triggering morning due to one of the meetings I attended, which is why I’m gonna keep it light. One of my favorite poems is by Robert Frost called “The Road Not Taken.” I did not know he wrote it asContinue reading “Poem Saturday”