Success is Not My Friend

The poem, Success is Not My Friend, was inspired by my years of struggle to reach the unspoken dreams of my heart. Getting up early, traveling far, skipping meals when necessary, and working long into the evening to make my dreams a reality. Yet even though I worked hard, giving the effort my all, it … Continue reading Success is Not My Friend

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If I Could Write

Most days my mind is filled with the tedious minutia required for survival. Important thoughts such as buying food to fill a hungry belly and ensuring a warm clean place to live and sleep overshadow everything else. The mind is overcome with too much anxiety and care to consider the grandeur of the universe or … Continue reading If I Could Write

Grant Me the Grace to Face Each Day

Grant Me the Grace to Face Each Day By Katherine B. Parilli Dear Lord please grant me the grace to live each day. Help the thoughts of my heart to be pleasing to Thee. Give me the fortitude to honor you even in adversity.  Give me the strength to walk alone, and the courage to … Continue reading Grant Me the Grace to Face Each Day

Adventure Pup: Happy Pup Poetry

Adventure Pup is a little poem inspired by little pup Happy who is always ready for an adventure no matter the time of day or night. If even a halfway reasonable expectation that the word ride, car, travel, trip, etc is of a serious nature does not cause his little ears to wiggle and send … Continue reading Adventure Pup: Happy Pup Poetry

Peace for the Fear Filled Night

Living with a chronic illness that several times has flared up so strong that there several times I was not sure if I was going to survive, there have been quite a few nights when I was fearful of going to bed because I wondered if I would wake up in the morning. My one … Continue reading Peace for the Fear Filled Night

Happy Pup Poetry: If Happy Were a King

If Happy Pup Were a King, is a little poem about what it would be like if my puppy were a king. Would he be the same lovable pup or would the burst of power go to his head turning him into a demanding pup who expecting to be waited on hand and foot? Demanding … Continue reading Happy Pup Poetry: If Happy Were a King

I Dream of

I Dream Of, is a poem that highlights some of my most treasured dreams, such as a life free from the daily pain and fatigue that all to often leaves me sitting on the sidelines.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbNtr9xE9cs

Tired, Tired, I Feel so Tired

  Tired, Tired, I Feel so Tired By Katherine B. Parilli Tired so tired! My body feels so tired. Like a weary shorn out rag I walk around in a worn out daze. My hallow body feels ancient and weighted down from some unseen place deep within; As if an indivisible foe is sucking the … Continue reading Tired, Tired, I Feel so Tired