Tears

Tears

Tears fall steadily after the trauma If you came to grips with it, at least Those around you whisper things like “drama” Each of us faces a diff’rent beast You didn’t expect it to hurt so bad Or you did and you wanted proved wrong Lost are the...
Two Questions, Two Answers

Two Questions, Two Answers

The following is a poem I wrote a few years ago in the midst of a severe chronic illness. I still suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. One of the difficult aspects of living with a chronic illness is waking up every day and feeling the disappointment...