One Smile!

If you have only one smile in you, Give it to the people you love. -Maya Angelou. But what are you left with afterwards? More smiles? Or a face with forged smiles?   Just wondering…

Still I rise!

You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ’Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in my living room. Just like moons and likeContinue reading “Still I rise!”

Life Doesn’t frighten Me

At times of distress, words like these help 🙂 A poem by Maya Angelou Shadows on the wall Noises down the hall Life doesn’t frighten me at all Bad dogs barking loud Big ghosts in a cloud Life doesn’t frighten me at all Mean old Mother Goose Lions on the loose They don’t frighten meContinue reading “Life Doesn’t frighten Me”

Phenomenal women

  Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips.Continue reading “Phenomenal women”