Our Sons

Our sons are the old men that they will one day become.   As I looked into his eyes, I could not help but wonder his past and future. I was so caught up with his story and what will become of him that I could not appreciate his presence. His wounds appeared deeper than any... Continue Reading →

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Our Sons

Creative writing about real issues of life.

TanyaG

Our sons are the old men that they will one day become.  

As I looked into his eyes, I could not help but wonder his past and future. I was so caught up with his story and what will become of him that I could not appreciate his presence. His wounds appeared deeper than any human could possibly comprehend. Only a higher power could resurrect a life of near-death experiences and heartaches that ran through his eyes. His eyes appeared to have ponds filled with tears on the verge of overflowing. As I looked closer, I could see that one had spilled over and dried upon his skin.

Could his life had started as hard as it appeared to be at this time? Then I thought of our sons. Our sons that are trying their best to make themselves into men or at least appear as men to those of us who…

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True Mirror

TEDx Talks have become one of my favorite internet tools for inspiration, motivation, and learning. I encourage you to find one that speaks to you.  Caroline McHugh did a talk about the art of finding yourself. The statement below stuck with me.   When you look in a real mirror, you look for reassurance that... Continue Reading →

If I Wrote…

TanyaG

If I wrote from my heart…

Your body would shiver with pain.

If I wrote from my heart…

Your mind would speculate with confusion.

If I wrote from my heart…

Your lungs would struggle to find its next breath.

If I wrote from my heart…

Your veins would strain to feel the blood that flows through it.

If I wrote from my heart…

Your soul would bleed itself to death to find the reason why I was so silent.

© 2017 All words by Tanya Graham unless otherwise noted.

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