Category: Life's Lessons

I hear so many people Complaining This time of year Holidays are coming so fast Gifts must be purchased Food must be bought and prepared Travel plans must be made It's stressful It's exhausting We dread this Fast-paced Not a moment t… more »
By focusing on my Austin Blues I set myself up to lose Perspective on my circumstance And therefore give up every chance Of seeing beauty in this place How can I when I won't embrace Change, the new, another page In my life - instead I rage A… more »
Lazy afternoon Lying on my parents' bed Examining their quilt For the umpteenth time My mother patiently explaining Each patch that she sewed By hand Knotting the corners Old party dresses she wore Ties she made for my father Playsuits for… more »

Night Magic

Wisps of clouds Linger On my dancing shoes As I make my way home To a soft bed Led by the light of fireflies I dream of a boy Opening his sleepy eyes And smiling At a shadow play upon his wall The bear and the boy and I dance Upon the… more »
Black is Pain, Fear Darkness Blindness And yet it allows us to see the stars White is Light, Clear Dazzling Brightness And yet it blinds us with its brilliance Grey is Neither dark nor light Dawn, dusk Twilight Confusion And yet… more »

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Lisa J. Parker's writing and creative works including poems, books, short stories, essays, movies, greeting graphics, and photographs.


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