Betty Jo Hilger

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Betty Jo Hilger is the mother of two special boys, one by birth, and the other through adoption. Both her children have serious mental health needs resulting in many difficulties parenting, educating, and learning to love...

Her youngest son joined her family just before he turned four years old and is a treasure. He suffers from Fetal Alcohol ...
Popular Poems
1.
Season’s Change…
There was a sound upon the wind
A joyous melody
Which sang a tune of gratitude
Spiced with a hint of glee
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2.
Timid Dialogues…
Certain themes of conversation are anathema
They never should be broached
Though opinions may be accurate
the consequence is death
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3.
Grace…
My face was wet with tears, which fallen from my soul
Had drifted, deeply from the place my heart had hidden all my pain
My shattered mind, distressed, seemed to have failed the test
Of placid peace and harmony I had appointed my refrain
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4.
Terrified…
Have you ever watched a rabbit when it knows it has been seen…
When the danger bells are sounding with alarm…
When he stops within that instant, and he hopes to disappear
Freezing, in that moment, locked within his fear
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5.
Cascades Of Wonder…
Silken droplets fell onto the burnished leaf
And rolled their way down to the blades below
Caressing whispered breath, angelic in its form
Conveying peace and welcome from the storm
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