Category: Healing

Shattering the Silence: Speaking out Against Sexual Assault

*This content has the potential to be triggering for some.  It deals with issues of sexual assault and child molestation. There will be a day in the distant future when such a strong framework of laws and protections exists for the victims of sexual…

Bipolar, You are Busted!

Hey Bipolar!  You are busted. I see what you have been doing and I am on to you.  For years, you have come in unannounced and unexpected, hijacking my mood and perceptions and even altering my behavior.  I never once gave you permission to…

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…