Self Pledge

I pledge to love myself whether it rains or shine Amidst fear and anger In pain or sorrow Self love is the only salve I seek   When all else fails And darkness unfolds My relationship with self would be the balm that heals my pain   © Norma Bobb-Semple 2016 This poem is dedicated to […]

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

Just a Matter of time

Love without expectation Listen without interruption Share because you care Follow your heart because you dare to heal another’s pain   The smile on people’s faces are like canvases of artists The clouds are painting potraits Changing scenes continuously   Plant seeds of encouragement Focus on the task at hand Be attentive and appreciative for […]


A Change of Heart Memories Thoughts Feelings Disemboweled or Interred   Dissect Infect Reflect Subject Reject or Deflect   Like a sharp jolt of lightning The bolt strikes and opens the vault for all to see No place to hide It’s all naked to the eye   © Norma Bobb-Semple 2016 Image credited to Google […]

Free for All

Love is free Spread the word Tell everyone It is easy to see It is that feeling within nudging you on letting you know that love abides in you In the warmth of your heart in the sparkle of your eyes The smile on your lips If love could speak it’s only words would be […]

Romance and Love

The romatization of love is like the light of a candle It flickers on and on until it extinguishes and the flames are gone   True love is love that is nurtured within not dependent on external circumstances or claims of love from someone else This love is the only one that lasts forever There […]

Together Forever

You know where I am you are always welcome to come I’d say that to you many times in many ways You took a wrong turn and now you are gone it has brought us together as one I feel your presence whether I am asleep or awake We are finally together forever as one […]


We have to exercise discretion in our interaction with people on a daily basis.  Don’t say anything to someone that you would not like another person saying to you.  Be compassionate and remember that we all make mistakes.  Don’t ask for forgiveness when your actions were premeditated.  Think before you act. We have to be […]