He is in a fishing boat She is in the mountains I am in a pew As the tug of a fish pulls on his line he experiences the exhilaration of life The wind gently rustles through the treetops and she feels the awe of creation I sit in silence staring at a cross and … More Going Home
What does it mean to grow up Does it mean you have a job and a wife A hand to hold and a dog to pet Does it mean your house is pretty and your lawn well trimmed Your bills paid on time and a church group on Wednesday nights I think growing up is … More Grown Up’s.
You tell me to be quiet. Flowers bloom in my mind and waterfalls gush in my soul and you want me to subdue myself I will not be subtle because you feel threatened I will not weaken my power because you are not strong I will not dull my thoughts because my tree throws your … More I will not.
Green to yellow to red If only it were that simple If only hearts worked like a stoplight If only red meant to please, back away And green meant I need you, now And yellow meant I don’t know what will happen, but let’s take it slow. How much heartbreak Pain Suffering Could we prevent … More Stoplights
You tell me to grow my hair out again, because you like it better that way You tell me to stop wearing pink because it makes me look like a child You tell me to put down the book I’m reading because your pleasure is more important than my mind What if I told you … More Fire In My Soul
Sometimes you get stuck in a gas station. One second you are jamming along to your favorite songs, driving into a pretty sunset. The next your truck is smoking, and then being towed. And before you know it there you are. Stuck at a gas station in Mart, TX. I think that’s how life goes … More Gas Station Nights
I watched as the moonlight danced on your skin and all I could think was why Why do your eyes search for her in a crowded room? Why does her soul dance with yours in the dark? Why does the sun rising remind you of her laugh? Why isn’t it me? By: Amelia Pratt Age … More Moonlight Dancing
Sometimes you put a gun to your head and pull the trigger Without even lifting a finger Sometimes your heart rips in half And your mind crashes in And you don’t so much as blink Sometimes the person you love grabs the hand of another and you have to remind yourself to take a breath … More Triggered
You sat on the blanket with stripes with your olive shirt and blue jeans and green eyes And you smiled And that was all it took to fall in the kind of love that haunts you for a lifetime. By: Amelia Pratt Age 19
When a kiss is just lips touching to you but mountains colliding to me of course I will think that I am not good enough. Extraordinary love doesn’t come from gentle snowflakes lightly dusting a windowsill; it comes from a fucking blizzard piling snow so high that you feel trapped and safe all at … More Piled Up Misunderstandings