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Don’t You Say I Told You So

It is as if I am still jailed. / My heart & soul have been impaled. / My wounds did heal but left a scar, / A constant reminder is what…
Harleygirl & Bear by Rhonda Strickland Don't You Say I Told You So by Rhonda Strickland

Save a Prayer

All the Stars are weeping / As Mother Earth and Father Skies / Ache with the pain of decay / Trying to hold back their cries.
My One and Only Chance by Rhonda Strickland Elvis, the Gorgeous Little Arab by Rhonda Strickland

Hide and Seek

They used their bright minds to create for themselves / An imaginary world of fairies and elves. / I’ll bet if you tried you could think up…

I Listen to the Rain

If wishes were granted / For one single smile / I’d wish to hold you close / For just a little while.
Sir Peanut by Rhonda Strickland

Triad

She could not choose one / For she loved them both. / Yet they each wanted her / To take an oath.

The Gathering

Do you know what goes on / When you go out of town? / You think you left your home quite safe / But let me give you the lowdown!
View of Vail Lake on Horseback by Rhonda Strickland My Mama Told Me by Rhonda Strickland If Only They Really Knew Me (Art & Poetry) by Rhonda Strickland

Languishing in the House of Desire

I prefer the silence of forgotten pain / No longer will I allow hurt to gain / A hold upon my head and heart, / I will stop that aching bef…

The Cacophony of Being Otherwise Engaged

Blind to the pain / Of ill-gotten gain / I hold on in the mire / As if nothing is stained.

When the Wind Comes Down the Mountainside

It seems as if all is breathless, / For the moment the wind is still. / No life is seen a’stirring / As you gaze above the sill.
No Way Out by Rhonda Strickland

Breath of Life

Your bloom is short lived. / A brief moment in time. / Yet it brings such great joy; / Your beauty sublime.
Hummingbird Haven by Rhonda Strickland

Indifference

Apathy turns empathy / Into just another word. / To just pretend it does not exist / Is pretty damn absurd..

Possibly Maybe, Probably Not. . . (the poem)

Oh how I love the feel / Of that sacred one first Kiss. / Can it be the start of / A love that should not be missed?
Possibly Maybe, Probably Not. . .  by Rhonda Strickland Bells for Her (Art & Poetry) by Rhonda Strickland Homesteader by Rhonda Strickland Trail Rider II by Rhonda Strickland Trail Rider by Rhonda Strickland The Old Goat Tree (poetry & music) by Rhonda Strickland I Listen to the Rain by Rhonda Strickland Banner for A Challenge by Rhonda Strickland The Gathering by Rhonda Strickland

Never Just One Rainy Day

I thought that I knew you. / I thought we‘d come so far. / I thought your heart had softened. / I thought now we’d be more.
Never Just One Rainy Day (Art & Poetry) by Rhonda Strickland Low Tide Dreaming by Rhonda Strickland Because (Favorites: 52) by Rhonda Strickland Breath of Life (Art & Poetry) by Rhonda Strickland

To Wish Impossible Things

This was the day they all loved best. / All year long the children would sing. / For this day gave them the power / To wish impossible thin…
Belugas from the Arctic by Rhonda Strickland Commerson's Dolphins  by Rhonda Strickland Aerial Excursions Antimatter by Rhonda Strickland Twinkle Toes by Rhonda Strickland Aerial Excursions by Rhonda Strickland Arkaik  -  Icosahedron Unfolded by Rhonda Strickland Fire On High (Art & Poetry) by Rhonda Strickland Arkaik with new Bassist by Rhonda Strickland Languishing in the House of Desire II (Art & Poetry) by Rhonda Strickland Languishing in the House of Desire by Rhonda Strickland

Imperfection

Look, look more closely, / Can you see what might be wrong? / The beauty stands before you / Stunning glory shines so strong.
Crayon Ranch (commissioned work) by Rhonda Strickland

River of Deceit

My demons still follow. / They stay to behold / The pain of my sadness, / The ache in my soul.
Cousins by Rhonda Strickland Hide and Seek  by Rhonda Strickland Starry Eyed by Rhonda Strickland Krazed Flame by Rhonda Strickland

Grandmother

Did you ever long to recall / Days when I was so very small? / When I cried out for you to come near, / You helped to ease my childish fear.
Dandelion Porridge 9 Days Old by Rhonda Strickland River of Deceit by Rhonda Strickland Father & Daughter by Rhonda Strickland My One & Only Chance by Rhonda Strickland

Treacherous Encounters a story poem by RestLeSsD

Was it really worth all this? / Could this pain be justified? / For a love so forbidden / By those who had never tried.
Come Down in Time by Rhonda Strickland

What Do Dogs Dream?

Once upon a time, / Or two times it would seem / There was a little dog / Who lived only to dream.
Featured Banner for Speaking Out by Rhonda Strickland You Are So Far Away by Rhonda Strickland Pirate Cove by Rhonda Strickland To Wish Impossible Things (art, poetry & music) by Rhonda Strickland Moses and the Squirrel by Rhonda Strickland Sunspot Baby by Rhonda Strickland

Love Me Like a River Does

In the quiet of these moments, / In the solitude of the dark. / I sit alone and think of you / And feel that sudden spark.
Arkaik Tour Hoodie ~ Bloodletting Tour 2010 by Rhonda Strickland

Don’t You Love Me Anymore?

Yesterday / I had a home, / Today I am unsure. / Was I bad, / or even worse, / Don’t you love me / Anymore?

The Mermaids Tale

This may sound like loves one true goal / In reality future hopes is what they stole. / The falsehood offered up love and a happy life / Th…
Kind and Generous (Thank you) by Rhonda Strickland

The Knighting of Sir Peanut

From this day forward / All would know by this act / Daring, brave, old Peanut / Was a royal, and that’s a fact!
The Mermaids Tale by Rhonda Strickland That's The Way by Rhonda Strickland Imperfection by Rhonda Strickland

Our Essence

What is our Essence? / Do you know what that might mean? / Is it our soul, our core, our center? / Is it something that can be seen?
On Canvas Wings I Fly by Rhonda Strickland Trying to Understand (Art & Poetry) by Rhonda Strickland
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