Tag: Poetry

Fade Away

It takes 60 days to forget a face I have never been more frightened than I am right now My mind can’t focus a tear wells up but never leaves my eyes My nerves are unsteady It takes 90 days to forget a name I can barely keep my hands from trembling My heel keeps…

Where I Come From

Where I come from Where I come from, There is no time to feel sorry for one’s self, There is no time for self loathing  or self pity, Because your life was never to worry about yourself but to serve others, Where I come from, Pain is weakness slowly leaving the body, Crying is for…

Open Mic Night

Every fourth Friday a special event is hosted by the S.C.A.P.E. Program at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virginia. Open Mic Night.  What makes this Open Mic Night so special you may ask. S.C.A.P.E. recognizes that at times there is a gap between military and the civilian communities and the aim of this program is…

Sad Day

I dedicate this poem to my loving aunty, Tui Enesi. Words cannot express how I much I love you and how grateful we are as a family to have had you in our lives. You have always been a beautiful person. Selfless in all that you did, you always searched for the good in people…

Remember

Photo Credit: Sue Hardin Divorce is one of the most common phenomenons that happens in the military. Service members are asked to spend ungodly amounts of time away from there family’s and willfully no questions asked. Most often then not they return changed and not quite the same as when they left, finding very hard…