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.

A Moment To Ponder

What is it of first snow Starting in the night The season crumpling Before its last pages read— I resign to unsettled sleep ..z..zz..z… Now in light snowdrops still fall Silently covering what I left undone Snow…mercy in perfect time … Continue reading

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Tones and Textures

  Soft potato chips don’t cut it Though the taste doesn’t change It’s all in the crunch Marshmallows need to be burnt around the edges A thin, burning icicle melting into a warm pillow Texture matters Words can gel and … Continue reading

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A Mirror Not Of Glass

  Tumbling, windswept leaves fall to the ground Hoping to appear graceful Wondering will they get a decent burial Scurrying squirrels store up for the winter I hear some forget and steal Gone now are the geese and the hummingbird … Continue reading

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Insomnia’s Rival

Deep inhale …. Wait…. Psssshhhhoooooowwww……. Silence….. Again. Then hhhhaaaaaammmm Silent vacuum in and down An empty cavern A blissful abyss No fear here Only peace Journaling of a dreamless sleep (

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My Heaven

Utopia, you ask? Why to me it seems Where kind words float on the backs of dreams And smiles lap up laughing tears Time no longer counts in years Where angst and sorrow are not known And silence is a … Continue reading

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It Just Takes A Wink

I looked up and saw the light dimming And the blur of night swimming Through the rain One winking star caught my eye Or did mine catch his… I winked back All okay He seemed to say So I believed … Continue reading

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I am sorry Not for not listening to you But for succumbing to your plea When deep within perhaps I sensed Where this road would lead I am sorry I got caught up in the emotion And called it devotion … Continue reading

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