Month: August 2018

The Metamorphosis Series #1: The Suffocating Cocoon!

I won’t stay stuck here forever.  It’s a dark and suffocating place. All of us have areas of our life that make us feel unworthy and unloved.  Some of those areas go back to a time when our esteem was first forming.  For some…

Finding Refuge: The Forest Floor

The Forest Floor You were my ocean, I was often lost in you. Dragged in by the cruel and coveted undertow, Spit out on the shore, broken shells. I was always thirsty by your salty ways, Cresting and crashing in confusion. Searching your vastness,…

Love: Marveling at the Ocean

LOVE You weren’t the highlight of my visit this time. There was something more powerful, pushing me there. I was exhausted from a stressful week at work, I honestly did not know if I had it in me. I was pushed despite the pain,…

A Universe Called Hers

A poem I wrote a few years ago about my connection to nature and my insatiable desire for exploration.  I’m somewhat of a nomad, always restless, always ready to roam. A Universe Called Hers Reason does not escape her, As Discipline evades her, Passion,…

Steel Pieces: Drop the Armor, We are Not at War

STEEL Amy Taylor I’m somewhere hidden behind the conflicting angles, In the shadow of your heart. Growing in the darkness, expanding With the imposing light. My truths dance around you, Like words reverberating, trapped in the sewer In steel pipes, a labyrinth Under the…

Addiction, I Hate You

Dear Addiction, I hate you.  I hate what you have done to those I love.  You’ve taken their lives and ruthlessly thrown them into the fire, watching them burn, with indifference.  You truly are a living embodiment of hell on earth. Addiction, I hate…

Touched By Living Pieces of History: 6 Lessons Learned While Serving Elders

  Some of the most rewarding and meaningful times in my life were spent serving the elder population as an Activity Director in both skilled nursing facilities and retirement communities.  I enjoyed planning and facilitating events and activities that often brought joy, meaning, and…