Category: Poems

Mother Earth’s Breaking Point

Like a bridge or building with very distinct weight limits, Mother Earth cries out under the pressure we place upon her, Her soil now giving way to massive cracks and sinkholes, Thunderous storms, floods, and phenomenon occur, Tears rain down as water, lava, fire, and hail, Her moods grow impatient as […]

I’m a genius of Self-deprecating art

It’s so easy to have self-doubts When you’re alone and lonely All those negative emotions Just find a way out The human soul’s such a fragile thing Each new experience that comes to pass Leaves fragmented pieces scattered about It’s a crapshoot if we get through it intact […]

Daily Prompt – Simplify

via Daily Prompt: Simplify Simplify Reducing down these thoughts in my head that overwhelm and take control Self-doubt manifests in daily decisions Leaving scars to mark my soul I render my thoughts to the reasons why I allow this self-doubt to creep in Pausing for a moment I take […]

Winter’s Chill

The morning air filled with a piercing shrill, As Winter’s wind smites the earth with her chill, Dancing snowflakes plummet from the sky, People peering out the windows, sigh. Mother Nature covers the ground with skill, Rooftops, fields, and roads all foot the bill. This December blizzard mystifies, […]


Memories I failed to take any photos of my yesterday and today as well. Other than in my head where those memories reside, I shall have no physical proof barring the stories I tell. Tucked away ever so neatly in a section of my brain they hide, I […]

Earthly Beauty (Audio)

Though I sit here all alone, In a  peaceful setting Surrounded by the mornings’ dew Not an utterance of words will I moan. This earthly wonder out on loan, For all here to enjoy As flora and fauna abound From Mother Natures gentle hand has grown. For no […]

God’s Grace (Audio)

God’s Grace By: Tonya Ross 6-25-08 Through it all God’s grace, …….is walking with me. When I am battered and torn, …..all I want to do is morn, When I am as low as can be, …..slumped under a tree, When I feel all alone, ………as empty as […]

The Sting (Audio)

The Sting By: Tonya Ross Feb. 25, 2008 With a gentle sting You pricked my heart Opened a wound And Left drops of blood I stand in that shadow Empty inside Always wondering Where I will be next It is raining inside my head Thunder is booming Loud […]

The Abyss (Audio)

The Abyss By: Tonya Ross A small hole Of emptiness Encircles me I am blackened My thoughts spin me In a whirlwind of tunnels Falling slowly at first Twisting and turning in my mind Falling faster now Reaching out for something to hold My heart has stopped I […]

Online Love (Audio)

Online Love By: Tonya Ross My eyes are all puffy and swollen With bags underneath, The pain is so real, I am gritting my teeth. Who would have thought, We’d meet in a game, Neither of us looking, It just could not be tamed. Did it happen by […]