THROWBACK FRIDAY – Linda Lee Lyberg – What Matters

Hushed whispers of the turning pageLeaden weight of the words in my hands.As shadows dance on textured wallsThe story unfolds in endless wavesAnd my mind once shackled, now freeOf heavy chains binding me to this life.Surrounded by books for they’ve become my lifeNever tiring of thoughts on the written pageFor words are ancient keys to … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY – Linda Lee Lyberg – What Matters

Body Invasion

“Fate whispers to the warrior, ‘You cannot withstand the storm.’ The warrior whispers back, ‘I am the storm.’” – Unknown You are not welcome here begone For this is a body of peace and grace There is no place for the likes of youLurking undercover my skin and bone Trying to invade my sacred spaceHow dare you feast … Continue reading Body Invasion

Tap, Tap, Tap

Public Domain Pictures Tap,tap,tap My heart drumming Beating with ferocity Filling me with anxiety Clouding my head with all the ‘what ifs’ Long deep breaths to slow the pounding beat Promising myself that whatever comes, I will meet it with the same intensity and win ©2020 Linda Lee Lyberg Dear Readers: Recently, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I am still trying … Continue reading Tap, Tap, Tap

What Will Remain

In these times of uncertainty and pain I often ponder what of this will remain When we emerge from our sheltered abodesAnd begin to live a ‘normal’ life once moreWill we have learned anything of value From this heart-wrenching deathly lesson And be kinder, gentler, treading lighter upon Mother earth Determined to leave no lasting marks where we wereBut what … Continue reading What Will Remain