Tag Archives: burdens

Running on Empty

I’m scheduled for surgery in eleven days. While on the one hand I look forward to it, on the other hand, I am anxious because surgery is extremely serious. I will be “under” for about five hours. Outwardly, I have lots of energy; I’ve been extremely productive over the past couple of weeks. Inside, however, […]

The Turtle

The struggle to remain in your embrace When burdened with life’s worries, grief and fear Becomes a hindrance all too commonplace Thought first it was horrific and severe. Oppressed beneath the weight of my disgrace Ashamed, to you I no more could adhere Allowing load and mass to sway my gait I let affliction incapacitate. […]