Category Archives: disappointment

#456 – “ragged weeds”

“ragged weeds”   I am not good I fall short of both truth and light, but rather walk with heavy clouds beneath a dark rain instead   hiding in the shadows of quiet omission where muted spaces grow ragged weeds … Continue reading

Posted in Addict Behavior, Anxiety, Cowardice, Depression, disappointment, Failure, Marriage, Poetry, Worthlessness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

#451 – “reverie”

“reverie”   and still each tomorrow brings thoughts of yesterday caught in a reverie of too much time   to wait for a later that never would come and a plan for things to do that never got done  

Posted in Brother, Death, disappointment, Grieving, Poetry, Procrastination | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

#448 – 4 haiku

4 haiku   inadequacy surfaces again; I am a disappointment   marriage hurts sometimes a room of mirrors that show only your worst self     when is love enough to erase the discontent disagreement leaves     I no … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Anxiety, disappointment, Growth, Guilt, Marriage, Pain, Regret, Shame | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

#395 – an unlovely place

an unlovely place   so heavy this minutia renders the day so lonely its dreams having passed away I wake to the iron air buckling beneath the sheer tax of hope and the burden of grief    it’s such a … Continue reading

Posted in Darkness, Depression, disappointment, Failure | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

#391 – “locked hands”

“locked hands”   I make stupid mistakes that twist up my esteem crack my tiny boat with paddles already lost downstream I fold up into nothing toss myself in the trash drive my thinking right into the black till I … Continue reading

Posted in A.D.D., Anger, Belief, Depression, disappointment, Failure, Faith, God, Healing, Hope, Poetry, Prayer, Praying, Self Esteem, Self-Forgiveness, Self-Hatred, Self-Worth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

#366 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku     morning train whistle carrying my frustrations away from traffic     angry again; wheels spinning in mud; car stuck on the road to nowhere    

Posted in Anger, Depression, disappointment, Doubt, Driving, Haiku, Life, Poetry, Regret | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

#358 of 365 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     one step forward―right into the mud; is this the path God wants me on?      clouds empty of coins pennies don’t really fall from heaven…just water      have faith, they tell me faith that … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Answers, Belief, Debt, Depression, disappointment, Doubt, Failure, Faith, God, Growth, Haiku, Hope, Lessons, Life, Money, Poetry, Self-Worth, Spirituality, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

#341 of 365 – “muddied and drawn”

 “muddied and drawn”   I feel angry today and by my own bitterness, defamed buried in envy beneath the rotten sod of shame I don’t like me like this a sunless twist of grays my neglected prayers hiding in alleys … Continue reading

Posted in Addict Behavior, Anxiety, Depression, disappointment, Envy, Faith, God, Lessons, Life, Poetry, Prayer, Praying, Regret, Self-Worth, Shame, Sins, Sobriety, Spirituality, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

#325 of 365 – “weary”

 “weary”   I am where I am today out back behind my thoughts collapsed inside a respite from this world’s dark juggernauts I am tired, they rush over me and flatten my resolve make me question our ability to learn … Continue reading

Posted in Belief, Despair, disappointment, Doubt, Extremism, Faith, God, Hatred, Hope, Life, Prayer, Violence, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

#322 of 365 – 4 Haiku

 4 Haiku     later he’ll want to apologize to his mom for the son he was       she is quiet, still leaves settling in the sudden hush after a storm       tears squeezed from her … Continue reading

Posted in Anguish, Changes, Children, Death, Despair, disappointment, Family, Grieving, Growing Older, Growing Up, Haiku, Kids, Lessons, Life, Mother, Parent, Parenting, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments