Help me Lord to hold my lip,
Let the gossip slip off my hip,
From the jealousy I shall not trip
But instead flip the script,
Being friendly to the enemy envy
Remove the negativity, lies, biased chatter from around me.
In the midst of this lions den,
Free me from this worldly sin
Strengthen me to never give in
Yet turn my cheek to the whisperin’
Please protect me from the evil grin
External smile of a “so called friend”
Let the negativity make me laugh
And provoke me not to wrath
Vengeance Lord I shall not seek.
Humble me father, make me meek
Thank you Lord for the critics I face.
You are my light, my savior, my saving grace!
Copyright protected Da Write Chick aka Shivendra
THANK YOU!!! THANK YOU!!! THANK YOU!!!
I just wanted to take a moment to let every blogger, reader, email supporter know that I am very grateful that you are reading my blog!!! Thank you for the many likes, sharing, reblogging, and so forth. I took a brief break during the summer and there’s nothing like a well rested pen! LOL 🙂 I really appreciate all of your sincere and heartfelt comments so keep them coming 😉 Thank you also for sharing your wonderful poetry, writing, photography, etc. and allowing me to follow and read your blogs! I am truly grateful and humble and I really enjoy reading poetry, short stories, admiring people’s art work as much as I enjoy writing! Stay Tuned more writing to come… Thanks!!!! I appreciate each and every one of you!!!
Da Write Chick aka Shivendra
The rising son warms and covers the universe…
While Serenity orbits Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus and Uranus
As tranquility dances with the stars
Shooting rockets of Love, Unity, and Harmony to the moon
sprinkling it’s calm propellants to rain, showering Peace on Earth… Peace on Earth… Peace on Earth!
Da Write Chick
The rumbling blue sea, a massive being
Raging waves absorbing the sunlight,
Swallowing all of its own shiny reflection
Never casting a shadow!
Da Write Chick
What’s in your dash? What will your dash say about you? Does your dash have meaning? At some point in our lives we or someone we know will experience some type of loss. A Loss can be from a relationship, health, freedom, home, identity, job, and so forth. Losses can catch us off guard, unprepared, and change our lives forever. A loss can leave us broken, confused, distraught and angry. Perhaps the most beneficial outcome of a loss would be to use it as a tool for self-reflection, motivation, and inspiration.
I have endured a few losses in my life. Recently, I had the unfortunate task of dealing with loss; the death of one of my cousins. Like so many people, when I received the news of his untimely death I was shocked, saddened, and overwhelmed. For several days, I rode this emotional roller coaster and was even more pensive on the morning of his funeral so much that I dreaded preparing and getting dressed for it. I hoped and wished this day never came and would be over soon. While riding in the car, I remembered our last conversation and began to ponder about it. Unknowingly, I smiled when I reminisced about his humorous spirit, warm smile, and zest for life. A sense of peace, pride and joy came over me when I saw the vast number of people that came out to pay their respects on such a beautiful sunny summer day. During his funeral service, I was overwhelmed and comforted by every speaker that reflected on my cousin’s genuine kindness, helpfulness, and acts of service. It was during these reflections and speeches, that I was reminded of how great my cousin’s dash was and what a profound legacy he left.
Since his passing and funeral, I have been more reflective on my own life. With every action, task, act of service, interaction with others, etc. we are building our dash. Our dash holds memories of our actions, our being and how we lived our lives. Our dash will be the mirror that’s reflected upon to comfort, encourage, inspire and keep our memories alive. It goes without saying that I will greatly miss my cousin, aunt, grandfather and other relatives and friends that have passed away. However, I am consoled and can find peace with the great memories of their lives. In the midst of pain and sadness, I am inspired, encouraged and comforted by their dash! Therefore, daily I choose to cultivate, nourish, strengthen, live, expand, develop, extend and make my dash (life) count!
Da Write Chick
Copyright June 2013
Fiery paths set ablaze
Tension filled embers engulfed brightly glazed
Unforgiveness, anger, jealousy and rage,
Pride and egos take center stage
Scandalous behavior sizzles while it’s covered and hot!
Planning and prepping one mischievous plot
Backstabbing, back tracking, fence straddling not to get caught
Exposed it reveals scorched and blistered dry rot
Withered and destroyed, hearts and minds are distraught
Tempers flared, word war declared foul language slingshots
Slung and thrown, the bridge is now burned a real life lesson taught.
Pay Attention and learn which bridges to keep, which to burn….
divine revelation will help you discern!
Da Write Chick
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My very own canvas, a blank slate
A precious gift from the most high God to create
shape, mold, love, paint, and cultivate.
Designed by matrimonial affection,
He came wrapped in perfection.
Silky, smooth flawless complexion
Shielding him from harm, being his protection
From negative elements prayerfully interjecting,
Declaring calm to life’s storms
Guiding the winds to blow sweetly in his direction
Softly, gently sowing, pouring golden seeds of reflection
hope, courage, love, patience, kindness and peace into my masterpiece,
calming any blues, stroking him with joy filled hues
of neon nights watching the iridescent moonlight to wishing upon shiny stars while I tuck him in at night. Yellow sunshine filled days, watching him grow up and play. Blissfully drawing adventures to be remembered, countless pictures of see sawing, roller skating, bike riding, kite flying, birthdays, field trips so many trips, falls, scraps and slips and endeavors, creating cherished memories to last forever. My masterpiece still growing, learning and yearning to be older than he really is…
My loving son, my canvas still being creating, becoming more acquainted with life, so vivid, colorful, unique, my canvas will be a Great Man once he’s complete!
Da Write Chick
The wolf pack trying to eat me alive
I’m a kingdom kid born to thrive
The Lord will destroy any evil plan you contrive
He’ll reverse that destructive bus you drive
Trying to set me up and throw me under
I am not trying to steal your perceived thunder,
I see my future, this ain’t my life dream
I aspire to achieve greater things
You can have this playing corporate schemes.
The crab in the barrel is your home team
I refuse to stoop to your level and give in.
The Lord is my Shepard and this fight I’ll win!
Da Write Chick copyright 2013
To prevent exploding
Overloading on the guilt, hurt, shame
Heartache, fear, disappointment, stress, and pain
Baggage I refuse to claim,
The carry on, satchel, knapsack, pouch, attache’, loaded brief case to much to maintain!
Those things don’t contain my name
Property tag unfound
The heaviness weighs you down
Makes you drown, pound after pound
Due to turbulence of life above ground
I’m no longer bound
Calm and Ease surrounds
as the internal cabin pressure decreased
I exhaled and released
Sought and received inner peace
Harmony, joy, love, patience, and compassion increased
Those negative totes I left behind
Didn’t even bother to go to that line
Those saddle bages were never really mine
I was misdirected and followed the wrong signs
So i had to stop and rewind
Seize and eliminate the internal plight
Board a new uplfiting mentally serene flight
So airy, pristine and light
Spirit Reviving, soul energizing, soaring to new heights
Celestial landing right on time
My thoughts, mind, and emotions realigned
Well-being altitude undefined
Refreshed and Renewed, thriving feeling so divine
Basking in his glory!! Alive and doing just fine!!! …
Da Write Chick… copyright protected 🙂