Grief, Poetic Mama

Empty Grief

I forgot to call upon Your name. I couldn’t see out of this bottomless pit. My grief felt empty. I felt alone. Blind. Numb. Empty. I couldn’t see out of this bottomless pit. Missing you more than I ever thought possible. Blind. Numb. Empty. Wishing I had spent those times with you when I said no. Missing you more than I ever thought possible. Wondering if you knew how much I...
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Motherhood, Poetic Mama

Whispers While Washing Dishes

My hands plunge deep. Gurgling foamy water covers me. This is the story of my life. Emotions wrought and drain away as the water empties from the sink. Why can’t I hear You above all the noise? I lose focus. The world yanks at me. Pulling for every open opportunity. My time slips away. So fragile. I forget who I am. I forget who You are. Clanking floats from the other room. I wipe my...
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Best of, Motherhood, Poetic Mama

I’m a Stay-At-Home Mom and I wear leggings every day

Wahh. Wahh. No time to pee. No time to eat. Must. Get. Up. Must. Feed. Asher. Good morning.
The sweetest face. Ever. Big smile. Raspberry kisses. Crusty hand from sucking all night. Hmm. Crusty mattress. Spit up? My night gown is damp. Yep. Thought so. Leaked some milk. What am I doing? You're hungry. Right. Huh? I don't know where your pants are. I'm feeding the baby. Wear your work...
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