Wildflowers grow

I didn’t knowWhere it would goFrom the cornerOf 5th and Grove When the wind blewA chance to chooseThis much I knewInstincts pursued I seldom travelThese streets of battleA life once handledWithout being trampled Mindful on old roadsWhere wildflowers growSowing seeds of hopeIn destitute zones

What sets us apart

Everyone has a story to tell About how hard they fell In and out of loves’ peril The masses seem to give-up Rather than hold-on they breakup While we continue to makeup How do we hold it together When others dismiss their forever During ominous, stormy weather What sets us apart When lost in angers’Continue reading “What sets us apart”


Somebody already broke my heart I put the pieces back together Called it a work of art Every now and then it’ll fall apart Around tender and weak parts When I slip into the dark In these words of wisdom I impart You too deserve a fresh start To find your counterpart Keep playing; throwContinue reading “Sweetheart”

Context ~ #Poem

Clouds of the sky Seem to wash over me Like the waves of the sea There’s more than meets the eye It’s about perspective We each hold onto our own A set of beliefs on what’s known Other possibilities & opinions rejected Some naive, others easily deceived Turned around and up side down We riseContinue reading “Context ~ #Poem”

The Mountain – (a Duet) Finish it Friday

Written by; Robert Louis Covington (Italics) & Kelly Lewis Calming beauty and mystery Circling valleys with majesty I call upon thee greenery Shifting mantels of prosperity To fill me with your serenity – A “Finish it Friday” prompt from the Inlandia Institute featuring fellow IECWC member Robert Louis Covington’s piece ‘The Mountain’

Levels of Crazy

  It never ceases to amaze me How many levels there are to crazy When you stand back and look You realize it’s not a fictional book Memoirs at fingertips, waiting All the while I’m here anticipating The backlash that has me debating If the truth is even worth saying The Who, when, where andContinue reading “Levels of Crazy”

Flamingo Pink – CYW

Think! It’s Flamingo Pink There’s no rhyme That comes to mind “So What,” she sings Young girls believe Wearing VS fashions Splayed across asses How did this happen? The Pink Panther A cartoon character, Or a mixed drink? Both bring laughter On painted lips, And kept fingertips Driving Barbie’s car This has gone too far -InContinue reading “Flamingo Pink – CYW”

Chasing the Dream – Competition/Collaboration

Written by: Kelly Lewis Performed by: John Akers (my nephew & Rock Star) When you can’t wait any longer to figure it out Or for someone else to show you around Cause all you have is right here and now You don’t know how, but make that vow Keep chasing the dream Of who you’re meant toContinue reading “Chasing the Dream – Competition/Collaboration”

Update: Performance of the Year – Competition

Last week, I managed not to be eliminated in the first round of voting show-cased on A star is born – the photo op for this year’s “Performance of the Year” at The Public Blogger and secured 4th place thanks to all of you! Round two of eliminations begin tomorrow night on Sunday October 18th,Continue reading “Update: Performance of the Year – Competition”

Topic: Those Quirky Rules of Grammar and Punctuation

Once upon a time, I shared insights and tid-bits from the monthly writers club meetings that I attend regularly, and since I haven’t written much on my own lately I thought it might be a good time to pick that habit back up.  So tune in next week when I share information acquired from theContinue reading “Topic: Those Quirky Rules of Grammar and Punctuation”