Author Archives: Mary (tqhousecat)

About Mary (tqhousecat)

I am a wife and a mother of two grown children. I love Jesus and sharing my faith through written words. I currently have a poetry blog and also write on medium.com. My main focus is hope in Christ. I only wish that whoever reads this will be blessed, inspired and occasionally amused.

From Me and You to We

In symmetry we Move Together searching unknown Deep places of our soul Immovable and cold Each thirsty, yet defiant Reaching for our own mirage Twisted unity, unbroken Furtively bound by time A tightly woven tapestry Sharp, slicing clean Wounds below … Continue reading

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A Space In Between

I was mute Then I spoke No one listened I withdrew Then I wrote To some, an imposition Now I’m mute Till I hear The only voice that matters Christ in me Speaking clear Drowning out the clatter Often God … Continue reading

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For Khali

Momma, am I alive?” “As steady rain”, “Why can’t I find me, why feel I so numb”? “Fresh as ripened grapes and Autumn’s wild grain” “Will I e’er be whole or to fate succumb?” “You ask what all have asked … Continue reading

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My Mind Stays On One

Anxiety and unrest is found on every long, winding road. Everyone encounters it at some time. Like sudden storms or low threatening clouds that linger aimlessly, they seek to dismantle and destroy.  I have so often bowed to them as … Continue reading

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Climate Change

Ice cream drips down my fingers Spilling onto my napkin The cone wrinkles Folded edges Weep and fall My teeth tingle still With each flavorful bite What was solid and sturdy Quickly morphs into A scrambled swirl Now contained It … Continue reading

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Misplaced Attentions

Stammering… freckles meaning— and broken words send you in a frenzy but you watch fireflies at dark And marvel at twinkling stars. Sunlight shatters the night With magenta and rose You hang on bits of dreams Tell me… How are … Continue reading

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Youth and Aging

Sunlight accentuated her freckles Sun-burnt against her white Irish skin Blood orange hair spilling over Her shoulders Admired by one who had none One day against creamed coffee tones Someone dared to exclaim, FRECKLE! Time stopped… Once a desire Now … Continue reading

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