Raise your hand if you want to laugh

Does anyone else just randomly wake up one day and feel sort of melancholy? Like you don’t even have a reason to be sad. Nothing different happened. No one said anything mean to you recently. Nothing’s wrong, but you just feel kind of sluggish and achey and sad. That’s been happening to me more oftenContinue reading “Raise your hand if you want to laugh”

Love, Halloween

It’s muddy on the bottom and has scratches on the side It’s heavier than expected, but it’s the biggest one I spied On the stem, my fingers pinch with small splinters When I carry it to the back with its sisters It’s ready for death once it’s dried It feels the tiniest bit sinister toContinue reading “Love, Halloween”

The Blessings

You are still loved when you are sad, because you belong to a heavenly family.  You are still loved when you feel loss, because your loved ones will comfort you. You are still loved when you are humble, because you will be rewarded. You are still loved when you strive to do what’s right, becauseContinue reading “The Blessings”

Your Muchness is Dying

“The couch is more relaxing. Gaming all night is more fun,” You say as your sadness cooks into a butter-coated bun.  You eat the bun with a frown. The gym pamphlet is your plate. “Maybe tomorrow I’ll do something more productive than inflate.” You wanted to be helpful, but your muchness is neglected. “My degreeContinue reading “Your Muchness is Dying”

The Meek Will Inherit the Earth

At church, Garv prayed for his stupid brother To stop stealing ashtrays from the bookstore. Mara asked her friends to pray down thunder On her wicked, boyfriend-stealing mother.  Sharar left a prayer on Facebook. “Please pray for Chuck who can’t pass his tests.” Portia prayed for hours of gobbledygook. When asked what she meant, sheContinue reading “The Meek Will Inherit the Earth”

Wax Sealed

My love letter for you Is sadly deficient, Like a fairy’s brew That’s missing an ingredient.  How can I conjure Words to express A love that is longer Than even Rapunzel’s tress? A love that is deeper Than any Minecraft cave. Even the grim reaper Can’t falter its wave. My spirit is refreshed By everyContinue reading “Wax Sealed”

Funny Habits My Husband Picked Up During Quarantine

My husband is forever the love of my life, but social distancing has made him acquire some eccentric quirks! While everyone is confined indoors with their families, I hope we remember to have a sense of humor to keep our spirits up.  (Yes, my husband knows I’m posting this and is totally okay with it.)Continue reading “Funny Habits My Husband Picked Up During Quarantine”