Wordplay Wednesday: Broken Open

I want to fall in love so that I can write a love song Gain access to the words Explaining feelings Lost inside I want to be broken open Like a treasure chest At the bottom of the ocean Releasing all my fears so that All that’s…

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Wordplay Wednesday: Good

I always gravitated To the girl With purple hair Eccentric style And an attitude Like she didn’t care I acted like I wish I felt So strong And self-assured To cover insecurities Skin too thin For this world But now I just want to be good I…

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Wordplay Wednesday: Inspired

Overwhelmed But open-minded Moving through Expansion Tired Purposeful action With restraint Tuning in Faith Inspired I wrote this one in June of 2010, shortly after making the decision to stop drinking.

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Wordplay Wednesday: Glass Like Me

My mother said to me once When I was a little girl “It’s a blessing and a curse The way you think” Because I’m glass I’m the crystal From which you drink champagne And I know that you’re using me But I’ll aid you just the same…

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Wordplay Wednesday: The First Time

The first time that we took a road trip Daddy organizing bags in the car Mommy promising roller coaster rides To make up for the times that were hard And then the first time that I broke my curfew I can still see that look on your…

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