Daily Prompt: Survive

I just want to survive the days and years that seem to hard.

But, I don’t want to survive them just to make it by each day with no life lesson learned.

I want to feel every emotion and live in every moment.

Even when those moments aren’t so great and I just want them to get better.

And they will only in time, so I have to keep surviving to see what more this life can offer me.

I will survive for me and walk slowly through the journey I am on.

For I don’t want to miss seeing the wonders before me.

For when it is time for me to go I want to feel like I conquered more than just a few things.

I want to look back and say I survived it all and God was on that walk with me and without him my chances were slim.



Written By: Deirdre Stokes


Daily Prompt: Survive



A minute so we can talk

I swear it won’t take long.

For I know you have somewhere to be

and I don’t want to waste your time.

But, the minute I open my mouth I see a light go on  in your eyes and I know this time you will listen.

As a minute turns into five because I’m no longer talking but you are and it’s like finally everything clicks again.

Were connected to the point that life doesn’t seem to bad.

And just maybe this time things will stick and not fall apart so quickly.


Written By: Deirdre Stokes




Daily Prompt: Pink

Pink the color of your lips

pink the color of her blush

pink the color of her hair

pink the color of your shirt

pink the color of fallen flowers on the sidewalk as the cherry blossoms fade away.

As the day ends the sunsets and pink sky fades into a gray evening.

When all I want to do is sleep again.


Written By: Deirdre Stokes




Daily Prompt: Pink


I don’t even

want to dislike you

for as God’s child I love you.

And even though you seem to drive me crazy

the word hate never seems to come to my mind

even when you burn so many others on your path

of hate and revenge.

Sometimes I’ll see a flicker of the person I first thought you were

but if I blink just once you are right back to being so nasty and yet to you.

The crime was never committed and you are just trying to be the better person

but the cycle of your hell keeps burning all around and  you won’t stop until

you have me being just like you.

But I learned from you evil ways that one must  trust one’s gut in this situation.

A let go of the things that we can not control and to not hate or dislike the people or things that try to bring you down.


Written By: Deirdre Stokes




back as I write this letter to you.

I pace myself as I really want to tell you everything going on

but, I just can’t for things aren’t the same anymore.

The minute I started to write you the energy inside me was off

and my guard went up.

And, I don’t know if things will get better between us as things just seem

so off and maybe it’s just because everything is slowly taking a new direction.

And that only time will tell if things will be almost the same or so different, I wish

I could just say the words I need to say to you but instead I bit my tongue and write you

the simple things in my  life.




Written By: Deirdre Stokes



Daily Prompt: Blanket

So cold out all I want is to stay inside

and be wrapped in my blanket.

My blanket is like a shield that keeps out all the stress and worry.

And all I want to do is stay in it and not deal with my daily responsibilities.

I want to be free again and not have been on a schedule.

I just want to get lost in my music or movies.

while wrapped up in my blanket with no care in the world but to relax.

Letting my mind not have to do much thinking for once.


Written By: Deirdre Stokes


Daily Prompt: Blanket



not going to stop looking for you.

The day you left was a surprise for me

the things they told you were not true.

But, they knew it would send you packing

and it would leave me all alone and an easy target.

I stayed and took every blow they fired at me but, today

I’ve had enough.

And I’m on my way to find you and live my life out with you and our


The three of us can fight any battle together for you are my shield and I am your sword

and together we are unstoppable.

But  apart we can only fight for so long without failing and fall down with so many wounds.

It may take days and weeks or even months but, I will find you all on my own and I

won’t ever let you go.

You won’t ever doubt me again or even doubt our love for you will trust me and I know that you know when I’m lying.

But, you were hurt and angry before more lies came firing at you and you had no way to protect yourself from it all.

And so I understand why you left but when we become one again there will be no going back.

Your heart will heal and so will mine and the bond that is there  will grow stronger as the years go on.

We will slowly forget about the bad memories of the past and make more wonderful and joyful memories that will cover up our scars.


Written By: Deirdre Stokes