Shaakiera Schroeder Poems
- For My Mama- Gone But Not Forg... Gone so long, but never ...
- Two More Days My eyes fall on the calendar And my heart ...
- For My Best Friend I say friend to many because I am a ...
- Beautiful Oak Tree Your soul and memory of your life is like ...
- The Clearing The Clearing Inspired by a dream I had as ...
- Wednesdays Lost As “The” day draws nearer Spirits sink ...
- There Are No Answers There are no answers to our whys I ...
I live to write. I breathe words. It is writing that saved me. Writing that keeps me sane, and if I choose it will be writing that transcends me over every pain, every betrayal and every hurt I have endured.
I am consistently inspired by the world, and amazed by the people who live in it, including myself. Surviving just over two decades of extreme hardships, tragedy upon tragedy, loss after loss, very nearly destroying myself, coming so close to losing everything that meant anything to me, closer even to losing my very life. Repeatedly getting knocked down so often took its toll on me naturally shattering the last remnants of my self esteem. Drawn to the broken and lost as they ... more »
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I want my soul's voice to be heard in every syllable I put to paper! I am finally ready to fight a battle for me…a battle that in the end will be the worthiest.the spoils of war being my happiness…my...Shaakiera schroeder 2016
'Freedom' defined as 'the absence of necessity, coercion or constraint in choice or action'"liberation or restraint from the power of another" "the quality of being frank, open or outsp...Freedom
'Wrestling with thoughts that consume your conscious mind but only serves as a waste of time is just fooling yourself...let it go! Live and let live! Stop and be grateful for another beautiful day you...Gratitude
I am Mind, Heart&Soul. I am Here. Broken but Alive. Humbled, by His grace. Restore faith&hope heal our souls. reclaim our humanity, the light within us Godly shine bright Compassion devouring the dar...Shaakiera Schroeder SS 2016
''If you are determined enough what you can achieve exceeds what your mind can conceive, the possibilities are limitless...ss12/16''Shaakiera Schroeder
For My Mama- Gone But Not Forgotten
Gone so long, but never forgotten
Almost fifteen years have passed
Seems like a lifetime
It is, the good half of mine.
It is the half in which I had you,
Where my days were filled with unconditional love and support.
Even the craziest of my dreams, I would hear you say “why Not”
You were always there…
Ready for anything …
Always there…breakfast, lunch and supper.
We would rush home from school knowing you there waiting, with arms open wide, welcoming us home and thanking God its in one piece!
I remember in those days how easy sleep came after ...