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 Declaration

  When all is healed all will be beautiful But for now beauty is found in all of us…broken When clenching fists can loosen their grip and give freely Then our spirits will pulse as one But for now without … Continue reading

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Some swim or fly Or crawl from birth until they die Some soar with outstretched wings Or flutter in staccato and never sing Some lumber clumsily Others slither stealthily But rabbits and kangaroos Bounce whatever life gives That’s the way … Continue reading

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Maybe it is Simple

Maybe life is simple We tangle it To unravel it It makes us look smarter We use big words Sometimes long Sometimes foreign It makes us sound smarter We reach into the darkness Pull out hidden things That maybe should … Continue reading

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This Poet’s Quest

In white space my muse hides And calls to me with silent cries Transparent so I can’t afford To plagiarize another’s words I must lay everything at rest Ignore the voices I think best Not second guess the empty space … Continue reading

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  Waiting for Spring’s garb Snow caresses empty limbs Gnarled in its beauty dVerse prompt.  Write a poem based on a photo by Sharon Knight. This one is called “The Crooked Tree”      

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The Light in the Sky

  So much for this prompt. Winter moon? Yes, I know there was a super moon recently. I saw a couple of pictures, but pictures don’t have the same effect as the real thing. Hey,  I never looked up! I … Continue reading

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Female…No Mistaking

Winter is here She eased herself Slowly… With gusts of winds Followed by fluctuating temperatures She made us wait… she teased She made us watch…we guarded She made us wonder….if and when Today Her grand performance Her debut of the … Continue reading

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