Author Archives: elizabethannette

The Pursuit

I ran on the hill, Swerving in and out of the darkened path In pursuit of my brothers and cousin. Never give up, I pant As a girl I lived for chases Yet now the joy’s obsolete, An artifact up … Continue reading

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A Bird Flew

A bird flew, wings outstretched, soaring through the blue skies A man weeps, for a place setting is gone. A bird flew, wings downward, diving to the green grass A woman weeps, for traditions deemed to be useless A bird … Continue reading

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Fearful and Awe-Inspiring

I stood overlooking a canyon, Completely in awe at the wideness Completely in fear of crossing How could someone so small, Face something so big? God comes up behind, Speaking in a whisper – Not a booming voice – For … Continue reading

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Breathtaking

Life begins with Your breath in my lungs. Then, nestled in the warmth of Mom’s arms, Sleep will overpower as Your faithful watch prevails. Tho’ at times our breaths are taken You snatch it up, Restoring it to its intended … Continue reading

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An Imperfect Hero

Go deep, deep to the depths of your mind. Think of a hero, a hero of flesh. You are five years old, barely old enough to remember. Tiptoe to the windowsill, a hand to the glass, as you watch him … Continue reading

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To The Moms

Surrealism clouded the air Vision gone blurred, Except for that plus. There is something growing inside Shaky hands, shaky voice, Excitement surging in and out. Papers have arrived Someone to love is out there A phonecall, a rush of memories, … Continue reading

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Kindred Spirits

Pocahontas asked if you can see the colors of the wind. I ask if you can see the color of life, the colors of your friends. I am an artist and there are some colors that seem like they don’t … Continue reading

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