Author Archives: Mary (tqhousecat)

About Mary (tqhousecat)

I am a wife and a mother of two grown children. Recently I have begun writing a couple of blogs. One poetry and one on hope. I only wish that whoever reads this will be blessed, inspired and occasionally amused. Soon to be added is another blog...writings on hope from a biblical perspective. Now it can be seen at please feel free to visit.


I was more or less alone today, I thought… Just paying mind to what I needed to do…or not Kaleidoscopes took my ears and eyes Lured me on a journey into other people’s lives Marinating words I heard…with mine Now … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe In Me…Just Believe Me

I was born the twelfth of December That’s what they told me — I don’t remember I hope no one ever says It never really happened Lest my children fade with me Love forgotten Or worse…. A dream One slowly … Continue reading

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Salt…A Necessary Nutrient…In Moderation

“Pondering answers I already know Longing within for courage to grow” Often a salt shaker This life EARTH on its axis Ever turning   Pouring us out to season The mundane, the bland The confused and deluded I am on … Continue reading

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Defying Gravity

Beware of quicksand Don’t be sucked down By every scape of land Its grip is tight Dead weight It won’t let go Not a finger Not a toe Doubt is heavy It pulls you down Instead be a quickstand Hold … Continue reading

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Still Untitled

  Sometimes I want to fit I squeeze myself to the shape of you I alone feel the distortion An uncomfortable contortion I see the sunflower It’s bright petals in array Always turning toward the sunlight Once a seed in … Continue reading

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Wood doesn’t cry while sawed in pieces Or is dust its tears Gold is silent in its refining Or does its screaming pass beyond our ears Lasting beauty is created Once the makeup and the made up fades Break my … Continue reading

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The Silence of the night lingers into morning, light slowly infusing the darkness. I open my eyes, actually feeling well-rested, a rarity. I continue the silence, gathering up any struggling stresses and invisibly lay them aside. I wrap my consciousness … Continue reading

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