Do not judge what you cannot see What lies at the surface is only the beginning It's what lies underneath that counts It's what lies underneath that is joyful angry in pain Do not judge what you cannot see unless you want to be judge so callously Copyright 2016 Heidi Barnes


  Breathe through the pain Everything falls away Water washing away sorrow Clean Bare Only to be found again Slithering Consuming World becomes unsteady Arms hold on Only to slip through Falling into mist Scattering Breaking Until nothing remains Faithless Empty Gone Copyright 2016 Heidi Barnes

I Rise

  You breath through me Taking what is not yours. Twisting it Turning me into something I am not. I try to banish you Return to that which is me. Yet at every turn you defeat me Pulling me under Drowning me in your rage Your obsession Your sorrow. You are lost So I must be …

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No More

When you reach a point There is no return When you finally say Enough is enough I will do this no more To walk away Never to look back To not turn around Give it one more chance May be the hardest test You will ever endure Because walking into the unknown Is never easy …

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Silent Pleas

Are you strong when you solder on through agony so deep it should bring you to your knees? To keep smiling even though inside you are dying, so those who surround you have sanity in chaos to cling on to. What they don't realize is when you are alone and hidden that grief kept under wraps breaks out …

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