Seven women came

Strong full of heart, When Ellen no one really knows why passed through the vail, Five women who loved my baby sister stepped to her side, There were Lottie Henrietta Starkey Bittenger, pure Norwegian mom’s mom, Nana no longer in the pain that took her, Smiling dressed classily, There was mom full of life, smilingContinue reading “Seven women came”

Will

What brings you to scribble thoughts, Suddenly, Out of the blue my heart stopped. Time enveloped me, Four months and twenty six days I lost my mom. Mom had been kept from me with lies for five years white trash. That same white trash narcississ half sister kept my baby sister from telling the truthContinue reading “Will”

Shows my sister Ellen loved

Survivor, Greatest race, Andy Griffith, Mom, Mike and Molly, America’s got talent, The Voice, Award show, Loved games: Pictionary ,Jinga and Rummy, Her dogs, Her home, Spendingtime with family, Reading, Friends, Hated Christmas, I miss her as much as mom. It was six days after her death that I was told. diana dudley knew whereContinue reading “Shows my sister Ellen loved”

Ellen’s face

Same dark blue eyes as I, Look out on life courageous I use to think my baby sister was lion hearted Fierless and true When young she was always first up the Tallest trees Ellen was too fast Like Diana Charles wife First speeding ticket at sixteen by Pigeon falls,Wisconsin To sit on the screenContinue reading “Ellen’s face”

Blue eyes

Storms silently kept Lost in an Abyst missing lost smiles Sitting with loved ones Laughing Being in the moment I will miss those I love past their deaths How can those you love believe lies? How can loved ones forget times shared? Blue eyes Deep oceans tears flow Lonliness Unconsolable Labor day use to beContinue reading “Blue eyes”

A home an old memory,

A lifetime Shared moments Unfortunately comes price no one can afford! Why is that ponder I? Even fixer uppers those selling image priceless A dump at 120,000.00 still a dump! Forclosed dump outrageous in price, Why no farm communities? We all have purpises, Our gifts are varied Why are people valued less then fixer uppers?Continue reading “A home an old memory,”

A writer learns

Most important thing I learned Took sixty-two years don’t Don’t speak! Keep feelings yours Nicely tuck in a box! Don’t be a poet and an entrepreneur Don’t fall Don’t fall you crash You crash and burn Crash and burn What did I do Try to keep two phones Business/ personel My error thinking others mightContinue reading “A writer learns”

To Serve with love

That was my mom Bullied still by my sisters Beaten by her first husband Mom stood up when my oldest sister ws a year and a half When mom was eighty-three my half sister fifth husband dicorced hslf sister The little girl once repetted to harrass Vie calling and bullying seventy times a week onContinue reading “To Serve with love”

Bleak

Words bring thought Stir conscious Envoke feeling Stir pot Ruminate in my meloncholy gut The sky in northern Iowa now ‘Bleak!’ Great word Poets friend Sculptors knife Medium Chunk of wood Canves Vocabulary Intination Cadence All returns like humanity to dust Yet sift through ones we love We are more then dust Uncle Norm wasContinue reading “Bleak”