The Healing Power of New Beginnings

A Living Your Best Life / Fiddlehead Life feature post Today I am grateful for new beginnings. Yes, even the ones that are traumatic and painful. Because sometimes, life turns you right on your head. Suddenly nothing makes sense, everything is barreling in a new direction, and it seems everything in your life is totally … Continue reading The Healing Power of New Beginnings

The Mourn

a poem about the emotional trauma of hysterectomy https://unsplash.com/photos/nwWUBsW6ud4 in time, eggs drop as they maya crimson furnace burnswaits for themthen rejects even the idea of babies babies that refuse to be boundand tear their way outleaving you to your stitchesthese eggs, they stay now…where are they to go?a furnace burnt outremoved scoop by scoopfleshy … Continue reading The Mourn

Domestic Abuse on a Good Friday

20 Years ago today was the worst day of my life https://www.pexels.com/photo/adult-black-and-white-body-dark-271418/ Twenty years ago today was the worst day of my life. Three days later as I stood in church with my children I remember very clearly a few things: My throat was damaged from being choked and I could not sing the hymns. … Continue reading Domestic Abuse on a Good Friday

Sorrow, A Poem of Mystery that will leave you wanting more…

Sorrow Skipping stone bouncing across your surfaceA tearing pain no one can seeYou scream out toward the distanceStretching out from between your knees Why can’t anyone hear the baby crying?Standing red-faced, hands over railKnuckles gone white from grippingOne long, steep unending wail She wasn’t there the night beforeOut tramping through the woods aloneShe can’t hear … Continue reading Sorrow, A Poem of Mystery that will leave you wanting more…