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 purplepandasandotherphenomena.blogspot.com. please feel free to visit.

Speaking or Silent

Words are drifting away like the receding waves Leaving torn remnants of the ocean’s bounty exposed Out of place, misunderstood and incomplete I hear me breathing, not speaking, and feeling alive, not silent Speechless, when all the world is fighting … Continue reading

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Never Blame The Rain

And we’ll never have that recipe again – Richard Harris You know the cake we left out in the rain The one that never could be made again We watched it wash away into the ground We tried but couldn’t … Continue reading

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Asleep or Awake?

She found a picture She had put away And tucked inside her memories Was long forgotten Faces from her younger days Emerged in her Like reddened Molten clay Now she sorts and wonders Which are still alive Are dreams dreams … Continue reading

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Empty Space

Not a one in nature Water flows seeking to fill Every void Moving till heat consumes And forces change Vapors rise Air cries “live!” From cord of human flesh We aid to bring forth life Breath to breath Pressure and … Continue reading

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Imperfectly Perfect

Today was an ordinary day. I did my ordinary routine. I ate my ordinary breakfast and went to work. I dealt with ordinary people. I saw their imperfect lives and listened as they tried to justify their actions. I watched … Continue reading

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All of Me To Grow Again

I wrote a letter To my former self Still a child Stilled the fears Started in her Continued in me Together learned This reconnect Could narrow The void that kept Us apart It’s okay to trace and face Let Jesus … Continue reading

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A True Inspiration

Her own breath of life Sealed in Alabaster Priced for Kings Up to now could not be opened Lest lost or stolen Mingled with salt and sweat Of one whose own breath Impacted and revealed Her sense of worth Her … Continue reading

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