Friday, May 05, 2006

Poetic Justice Creative Writing Contest

New Life

I heard his words in my head,
sounding very far away.
How could he say these words
to me, he must be confused.
I am not dying, I am not done.

His words did not hold my life
hostage, I did not curse my God.
I was given a new life that filled
my soul with compassion. My
courage held by the hand of God.

Love flowed into my life leaving
me full, knowing I would never
be alone on this constant journey.
I will learn the secrets of life,
I had always taken for granted.

I am not afraid of dying, but of not
seeking all that life has to offer. I
will not feel cheated when my time
is done. A new life I have been given,
a life that has just begun.


ann marie simard said...

Thanks Tammy! Great! You are in!

Ann Marie

ann marie simard said...

... and, beauty, not done. I know what they say and by what they define us. But - No Way. You keep your faith and you are in this new life.


Ann Marie

Flood said...

Good luck, Tammy.

Tabor said...

I think such insight is powerful. May these words give you strength.

emmapeelDallas said...

Beautiful, and beautifully said. I always feel better when I've stopped by your journal. You are always an inspiration.



Orion said...

Nicely done, Tammy! This is so inspirational...I'm rooting for you :-)

Bedazzzled1 said...

Tammy, you are a tremendous source of inspiration to so many people...including me. I recently told a friend to read your blog, because it contains so much hope and wisdom.

I love you.

paris parfait said...

Such a beautiful, inspiring poem!

V said...

Wow, Tammy.
This is your best work!
Worthy of the Daily Warrior and has words failing me.

Anonymous said...

My brave little warrior.Not to worry babe, together we can seek all life has to offer and we will not leave feeling cheated.Love Dave