My beloved 12 year old daughter asked me to share my story with you. I am having a difficult time deciding what to write, and from which point to start. Perhaps I should begin from the present and work my way back to the past. I’ve been in prison for 12 years now. I received … Continue reading THE BOY AND HIS SAND CASTLE
This is my first night in prison. Its past midnight, and I’m in solitary confinement. The lights are permanently on, and I’m sitting on my bed, (a thin beige cot on top of a grey slab of concrete), with my back against the wall. I’m looking straight ahead, but my mind is elsewhere. My life … Continue reading NIGHTMARES AND DAYDREAMS
What if each day was a test?What if each day was a chance?What if you lived to be a hundred years old?That's three hundred and sixty five thousand chances Minus your baby time, of courseTo count how many hearts you shatteredAnd how many hearts you pieced together againTo tally how many times you sidedWith your … Continue reading What if?
Peace To be content with God's ways and yet be open to change To be still And yet ready to move To be unafraid And yet be fear's neighbour To embrace yourself And yet hunger for growth To leave room for others And yet keep a small room for youself Peace...
Tonight I sat on a lonely shore In hopes of healing from the wounds of war With somber eyes, I stared into the water And saw my face upon it slowly gather Along with stars and comets passing by, I saw my tears swimming in the sky I wondered how I'll ever cross this sea … Continue reading How to Cross a Sea