Alzheimers is the disease that interrupts our mind by gaps of time,

ALS is the one that takes away our body one muscle at a time,

Depression sends us to a heavy fog of ash & suns rays never shatter,

ADHD is a Rolodex of fleeting thoughts
that disallows us to escape from the clatter,

Autism is on spectrum,
and parents emotions run deep,
when they can’t seem to reach their child somedays,
even with the biggest leap.


creates stories
Sometimes beautiful  sometimes frightening,
Hoping to cling to some reality
that won’t send our loved ones fleeing

Bi-polar robs us of the present,
some days we are so high we can fly,
others we lie on the floor,
because we can’t move our shoe to tie

There are many more
I’m just writing out through  emotion
I am not choosing any to ignore
I tend to close my eyes and dream of the ocean
because my thoughts can be more than I can bear.

I do know one thing,
Never, ever  give up hope,
Days can feel like a never ending bee sting,
But there us always joy
… after a painful slope.

my attempt at poetry from my experience  , strength and hope.

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Laurie Free View All →

Laurie Free has two high-spirited children, with the trial lawyer litigation skills, when it comes to basic hygiene, such as teeth. Her patient, loving husband has supported her through all career endeavors, ranging from teaching Hip Hop Fitness,
(and I flunked "swag school") to peppering him with questions such as,
"Why haven't you turned on the 'wifi-gigibyte-hot-spot, and can you find the Gravatar?"

She does not scrapbook and lifted the name from the show "Friends", when Phoebe told Monica she was "Scrappie". She "scraps" her way with gusto into every endeavor. Yesterday she announced "I want to be a Life Coach"
.. Maybe, one day it will be Scrap-booking, till then I hope you enjoy my blog!

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