FaithFaith is what breathes life into a broken heartFaith is what guides us through the darkness of mortalityFaith allows us to step out on a dream, and achieveFaith is what causes a crippled childTo believe they can do the impossibleFaith encourages a single mother to put oneMore job application inFaith is what the addict holds ontoInstead of the poison in their handFaith is what a soldier usesWhen they’re faced with overwhelming oddsFaith sends the drop-out across a college stageDiploma in handFaith is what all of us live by everydayFor what is faith but nothing moreThank believing the impossibleCan be made possible?
Smile for MeSmile for MeIt was just one of those days; everything started off fine, and then turned sour. Dangerous weather had moved in, tornados wreaked havoc; students had to stay in safety position for over an hour. The word stressful doesn’t quite cover the situation. At home, I lost my joy, nothing seemed to cheer me up, I got depressed, not able to draw or write. Horrible feelings welled up inside my chest. I sat in an upset slump on my bed, tears rolling down my cheeks. The anger and apathy I felt, made my heart turn and twist. I hate those kinds of feelings. I drew my knees up to my chest; I tried to focus on something good, but all in vain. I shut my eyes, and tried to block out the world. Just make it go away, please. Those thoughts ran through my head as I sat there. I felt a hand on my shoulder, squeezing it gently. I looked up slowly, my vision blurred a bit by tears. Bright, green, elliptical eyes with yellow rings around the centers looked down at me, they were f
To Be FreeTo Be FreePlay the music soft and sweet, let it flow through the sky tonightReach out your hands and just breatheWatch the cold form your breath and smileBlue eyes shining, chapped lips grinningShiver in the cold and listen with your soulFeel it move inside, it's traveling across your heartClose your eyes and imagine dancing across the milky-wayColors shifting, warmth encircling, your heart beatingOutshine the stars; they grow dim as you passEyes can see the universe, twinkling, sparkling, a pattern spread out for all to seePlanets move, spinning turningThe sun so bright, it's burning to your soulEyes open now, you're floating, far beyond the planets, stars and spaceDrifting endlessly, your smile never fading, hands out, heart openReaching forever through the silky blackness of the darkAnd in this moment, you are free, released from your earthly prisonForever to roam the beauty of space and beyondEndlessly, passionately, brighter than any starI see you shine tonight,