Poetry Blog by Shirley Smothers
Tuesday 15th May 2018 5:06 pm
My dreams they have died
Buried deep within myself
Hope to renew them
Tuesday 24th April 2018 6:08 pm
I had been feeling sad and lonely. I decided to go back into the past and visit my childhood home. When I arrived, my sister, mother, and brother were sitting at the kitchen table having a meal. I walked in and said, “Hello.” They welcomed me warmly and asked, “How have you been?”
In a short while my Father joined us and demanded to know, “Why are you here?” I was taken aback and said, “I’m lon...
Thursday 12th April 2018 4:30 pm
My name is Sarai. This is the year 1400 of Our Lord and Saviour. I am Twenty and Eight years in age.
I have been married to my husband Jacob since I was the age of 14. I have birthed unto Jacob five children. The third being a girl lived but only a few hours. She had difficulty in her breathing and having a bluish tint to her skin.
We buried her quickly in hopes if she carried a d...
Tuesday 3rd April 2018 5:24 pm
Words flowing from my mind
Touching people I don't know
Facing the future
Saturday 31st March 2018 11:10 pm
His stormy blue eyes
Mesmerized many women
But they sparked for her
Tuesday 6th March 2018 10:27 pm
Altars To the Gods
to honor a
God I do not know.
The day was overcast
and threatened rain. The
years and the elements had
wrecked havoc on this altar. A
mouse scurried across this crumbling
stone. A bird of prey swooped down and
carried away this small creature. A...
Thursday 8th February 2018 5:32 pm
The sun is still
Friday 26th January 2018 7:15 pm
Hope is like
A bird that
Perches in the soul.
Yearning for adventure.
Saturday 6th January 2018 6:36 pm
so now many
Saturday 6th January 2018 1:39 am