From Sand to Gemstones

Refining Life's Ragged Edges



The Storm

The rain will fall in sadness. The thunder will sound in silence. The lightning will strike in loneliness. The storm will always brew inside.

My Personal Pandora’s Box

It hits at the most inopportune time. Before you go to bed after a long laborious day at work. As your feet hits the docks on your way for a boat ride. Descending the stairs to the pebbled beach. As... Continue Reading →

To Be Your Wife

This is easy to share today because it is the first of two poems that has been eye-opening these last two days. It may not be great, or even good, but it has impressed on my heart how lucky I... Continue Reading →


Last weekend I swallowed my pride and I apologized to someone who deserved my apology nearly one year ago. I was scared to death to apologize because I didn't think it was going to go well. I thought, like the... Continue Reading →

Loves Sunset

Darkness. It's like drowning but with no water. No matter how hard. No matter how fast. You are still a broken daughter. Heart. Shattered into tiny diamonds. Piece by piece. Sharp as knives. Left with the unnaturally, unwanted silence Mind... Continue Reading →

Entertaining Strangers

I was asked yesterday what made me want to help people. A plethora of reasons popped in my head and it was hard to explain. The running joke in my house was that I've chosen to give back to others,... Continue Reading →

Man On The Moon

  I needed to write in the early hours of the morning today. I had intended to write something of happiness. Something that would depict that no matter how rocky life got things would work out, because there are some... Continue Reading →


A few months ago I drew an hourglass in my notebook. I don't know where it came from. I only draw things that speak to me. Well, maybe it was a premonition for the below poem.  Hour Glass Like the... Continue Reading →


I have OCD. It isn't really bad but it isn't really mild either. If given the chance I'd probably like me to the character Martin of Sleeping With the Enemy - minus the whole if I can't have you no... Continue Reading →

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