Piece by Piece

But piece by piece He collected me Up off the ground where you abandoned things Piece by piece He filled the holes That you burned in me at six years old And you know He never walks away He never asks for money He takes care of me He loves me Piece by piece He…

In My Mother’s Eyes

Throughout my life, family and strangers would comment on how much my Mom and I looked alike and some even thought we were sisters. Back in the days when we had a phone attached to the wall in the kitchen with a super long curly cord and no caller ID, every single time I answered…

Lost Duckling

My heart is broken in a million ways, You left this world yet I must stay. I feel alone, abandoned, and lost above all, No longer having a Mom to pick up the phone and call.   Swimming in this cold, vast pond, Shouting Where Are You? Why Did You Leave Me Behind? Forever severing…