Entries by Delaina

If You Were My Daughter

*Disclaimer This poem is not a reflection of any of the Mothers that may read and follow this blog. Its creation was kindled by a friend’s poem and stories I have heard from two friends. Thank you! If You Were My Daughter I would have held you close to me at every stage of your […]


Friends They are the gifts we give ourselves. It is because of them we take initiatives. They are the light at adark and lonely tunnel’s end. That is why we call them friend. They pull us up when we are down. It is because of this, we wish for them to never frown. They push […]

Just Found Out

Hello Everyone; I just found out from one of my sisters yesterday that my cousin Teddi has cancer. So I also want to dedicate the earlier poem to Teddi as well as Ailene and my father. Life is so short as it is, to have cancer taking lives away from us at such an early […]


Hello My Friends. Life is a strange experience sometimes. It seems that when death comes close to us, our heart seems to be more aware of the value of life. Yet at the same time the impending sense of loss causes a lethargic feeling that seems to surround us. Or at least this is what […]

A Memory Dream

To Da (the three year-old name I gave him)   A Memory Dream   I dreamt of you last night I once wrote that your hands are what I would remember… I dreamt not of a memory we shared But a memory dream it was The kind that draws attention to an internal hole, a […]

Monday’s Poem

The Miracles of Love   The miracles of love take many forms: Like passion shared by lovers Like apprehension shared by friends Like concern shared by parents We walk across this land Strong with purpose Yet we are ignorant We all walk across the earth As if its sole design was for our individual needs […]

Response Poem

Summer 2009 2009 What a year we thought it would be,New presidentNew hope,Awareness of diverse abilities yet… 2009What a year it could have been.It is like a birthday, I guess another year has passedbut do we feel any different from last year?Do we act any different than we did last year? 2009Education undervalued and underfunded.Libraries […]