Inspirational, Short stories/Poetry

The Glass Ceiling

You didn’t know it was there till you hit it just reaching for the stars expecting to grab one You saw the beyond and said, Yeah, I want that I can have that I can be that But when you shot for your star you got struck down Cuz you didn’t know it was there […]

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Short stories/Poetry

Mountains

Too treacherous to climb posturing TITANS threatening GIANTS seemingly insurmountable unbeatable too much too great But when it’s under your feet it looks up and you look down Who’s the mountain now? © D.L. Lunsford

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Short stories/Poetry

I Walk the Dog

I walk the dog to hide my shame to make me forget where I am to mask the fears I harbor inside. I walk the dog to feel brave to look like I have it together. Marabel pleads with her eyes and pace from the door to me “I gotta go,” she says, “So do […]

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Inspirational, Short stories/Poetry

Emerge

COME OUT lift up your head and your heart the sun is blinding So, adjust your eyes the darkness has passed And a new day dawns stretch forth your wings to its full breadth And BREATHE snatch air into your lungs work out the stiffness in your legs For you are free Now take up […]

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Inspirational

What Walking by Faith Looks Like

Each person’s faith walk is unique. A person can go in a direction opposite his peer, yet both be in the will of God (the destiny/ purpose God has for His people). So how can you truly know the faith walk of another? How do you judge your own?  The bible admonishes us not to […]

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In My Heart, Short stories/Poetry

What Moms Do

Okay, so I wasn’t perfect Sometimes I was too tough on you Said no when I should’ve said yes Not tough enough Said yes when I should’ve said no. Sometimes I held on so tight You had trouble spreading your wings. No, I didn’t get it right all the time But I did the best […]

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Inspirational

Truth over Trauma

When we were kids, we weren’t afraid to dream and we dared to believe anything was possible. Then life sought to prove otherwise and buffeted us (many while still children) with a stream of fast balls that left us dazed, confused, and traumatized. Few can boast, “I am the person I wanted to be when […]

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Inspirational

Truth that Changes Your Life

It’s amazing how much you put up with when you believe you have to. And I stress the word BELIEVE because that is what orders your steps. Let’s explore: If you believe you’ll never get that job, you won’t apply. If you believe he’ll never love you the way you want, you’ll settle for what you can […]

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Short stories/Poetry

The Girl Atop the Hill

From up here everyone looks like toy people, smaller than my Barbie dolls, more like Legos. I see the top of their heads and there’s no particular pattern to their movements. They all believe they are doing something relevant, going somewhere important. But from where I stand, they are just scurrying dots operating within the […]

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