Caged or Free

Whether we are caged or free there are boundaries to be crossed daily in our lives   The free man thinks he is free but he is not There are hoops and snares he has to encounter daily in his life   The free man obsessed with being free doesn’t even notice the impediments along […]

Past Tense

Photo credited to Unsplash   Everything passes (take a deep breath) including us.  We should not allow any person or situation to create a chasm in our life.  As long as we have life we should live it to the fullest. ©Norma Bobb-Semple 2016

Giving Up

Giving up is easy if defeat is all you see The sea rages in a storm before it calms Winds twirls and tosses before it lulls Darkness gives way to light Be the beacon in your life Don’t give up Though easy it may seem   © Norma Bobb-Semple


No one stands alone We are the embodiment of this Universe There is no separation Like the sea each of us is a microcosm of the whole We are all intertwined in this world we call our own   © Norma Bobb-Semple 2016  


Seven days in a week We hallow the first day – Sunday Serving platitudes of our sanctity While on the other six days handing out large quantities of bigotry and misogyny Believing that being sanctified on a Sunday absolves us of guilt and responsibility   © Norma Bobb-Semple 2016


Where do we go from here Have you dared ask where Are we destined to be dust Is this our inheritance Or is there a place of respite Where we rest Where without the cloak of our mortal soul we are naked and transparent There is nothing to hide We are transient Our goal:  To […]

No Second Chance

Photo credited to Unsplash   How do I traverse this place I call home Do I meditate and contemplate every action I take   If I had two chances at life you bet I would But sad to say I often stumble and fall   Now with experience and maturity there is no denying the […]