On sick days I appreciate watching movies with my mama. Something about having my mama there enjoying a good murder mystery that makes me feel better. There’s a million reasons why I love my mama but something about having her around when I’m feeling under the weather makes it a little bit easier for me.
While washing the dishes today, I was straining to see if the dishes were clean. Finally after squinting through a couple rinses my daughter came in the kitchen to make herself a snack while telling me about her day. When I looked at her to listen to what she had to say, that’s when IContinue reading “Turn on the Light”
I grew up as a dreamer in a single-family home. I wasn’t that different from my peers. However, most TV shows depicted two parent families or co-parenting which involved parents that were separated but did whatever they had to do to make it work out. The sad thoughts that come with the idea that someone thatContinue reading “My Abandonment Issues”
Things divided Silverware blankets random living supplies But you can’t divide children Here’s your mail And your time But these humans we have to share We could be fair about it But let’s be honest Life’s not fair Values aren’t shared So this is yours And that is mine See you the next time weContinue reading “Separation”
She grasps his hand It felt like a place where love lived Hand in hand They shared lies and secrets Thoughts and their brokenness Cracks of light break in And they can think of nothing else But each other -Sasch
I’m showing up I’m showing up even though I don’t want to I’m showing up to get something out of it Even if it’s a seed of hope I’m showing up because of love Because of purpose To have something to believe in I don’t want to show up But here I am trying myContinue reading “My Best”
The house is quiet and cold I’m too tired to push the keys Too awake to sleep Hoping for some relief. Maybe sleepy sleep Or to be awake enough to push the right keys Sasch
She smiles and tells her story And I listen at how she will make flying elephants “Big or small” I ask “Small ones” I love her idea and Her mind and the way her eyes look when she thinks of all the magical things she’ll add to her secret little world of magic.
I rush to get my work done Less thought takes less energy Which sends me off to bed early I could spend the day contemplating The balance between Plato’s and Nietzsche’s opinions of “the good life” But the amount of energy it takes to develop that opinion is far too great It’d be smushed betweenContinue reading “A Precious Thing”
At the end of the day, I just want to spend time with you Doesn’t matter what we do Watching Movies snuggles reading dozens of knock knock jokes You’re the smile on my face A reason to keep going And every step I take has you in mind -Saschia