Tag Archives: overcoming fear

Flush It

I hear the glub glub of the toilet and think about my life. How I wish I could just  flush away the fear and unrequited dreams And watch the pain circle and disappear never to be seen again. I hear the glub glub again … Continue reading

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Be Gone!

Frustration Trepidation And what if fears Tumble inside my head These annoying scenarios Cause much grief and pain Pain for The Freedom I’ve lost Grief for the hesitation And false prison it evokes For to break this cycle I must … Continue reading

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The Road

Where will we go Along Life’s road Do we follow the curves Or turn off Is the road rough Or smooth And does it really matter Will the ride bring us Joy or pain And are we brave enough To … Continue reading

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Prayers & Descisions

My son, Bernie Jr, has given me permission to write more blogs about him and this one was inspired by the happy news of another pregnancy (my cousin) in our family… I married late in life (34).  Actually there were … Continue reading

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Quiet For Now

I saw the landlord/owner today while walking to my mailbox.  Neither of us spoke; which is alright with me because I’m still not happy with the way things were handled when Bernie & Alexa moved from here.   Read my   https://sandrabranum.wordpress.com/2013/08/29/judge-dredd-me/  post for … Continue reading

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Tissues And Tears

Children have an innate sense of when to cry; that is until they become socialized (or is it anesthetized) to when to cry.  I mean when you’re little, if you get a booboo, you cry!  But as we grow older … Continue reading

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Choose

In the early morning hours Between realms of life and dreams Unclouded moments tell Of life and death Hope and illusions Then we awaken And enter life’s day To be an Achiever Or Dreamer

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Memory Lane Crash!

It was the early 60’s and Aunt Ginnie and Dave and Rick had moved into the basement apartment.  For years it was just a basement  that had previously been what Sis and I called the “fekenberg:” better known as the confectionary.  Then one … Continue reading

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Compartmentalize

Open the door and take out the anger, frustration, rejection, fear And what ever else tortures your soul Deal with them one-by-one Yell, cry, rant until you can let them go — if only for awhile Then pack them up … Continue reading

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Ode To The Sun

Oh shining ball of yellow or is it orange today? Where for art thou because this blackness outside my window causes me much trepidation and hesitation. For I must hurry and trek out into the fray lest my resolve desert … Continue reading

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