Category: Poetry

See my favorite poetry pieces from my poetry blog. For more of it, visit http://ShellVeraPoetry.wordpress.com

Poetry: The Dance

Every exchange we enter into, regardless of how simple or short, leaves an impression. This is a poem about the impact our encounters have on others and ourselves.

Poetry: 3:02 AM

I’ve been playing around with a new poem and trying this editing thing I’ve heard so much about when it comes to poetry. I usually write and post, never looking back to rework lines or improve my writing. New year, new process.

How do you work through your poetry? One and done or rework until perfect?

Poetry: Wondering

A poem that shares inner thoughts from a time when I was still in an abusive relationship. There much more to the equation when you are in it than “just leave”.

Poetry: 3:33

A late-night poem about moving forward and going back.

Poetry: Willpower

Willpower is a poem about the contrast of my simple sacrifices that I fail to make compared to Christ’s love for me and the ultimate sacrifice He made.

Poetry: Wreckage

A poem about being completely shattered and what it helped me realize.

When You Realize You Can Soar…

There will come a moment when you know you are tired of holding yourself back. Here’s some thoughts on what you can do when that time comes.

Become What You Once Thought Impossible – Last Quarter 2020 Challenge

I am so excited to announce a writing challenge beginning October 1st, 2020. Join me if you are ready to share your story with others and show up one level deeper for those connected to you. People are waiting to hear your story, are you ready to share it?

When Me Becomes We

A poem in response to Mr. George Floyd’s murder and thoughts on how we can be part of the overall solution.

What She Became…

A poetry prompt response for Pen & Pendulum on Instagram. Sometimes we can surprise ourselves with what we become.