Search and Find

Heart of honey
may sound funny,
at times too sweet,
to feel complete.

Heart with pure love
sent from above,
no one sees it,
never quite fits.

Heart turns concrete
searching the street,
always hurting,
self subverting.

Heart becomes numb
feeling so dumb,
lost all purpose
in this circus.

Heart learns to cope,
creates new hope,
shining so bright,
attracts delight.

Heart made so pure
is self assured,
connects with soul,
heals and feels whole.

– Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy


Inner Acceptance

Burning
the cuts,
hope traumas flee.
Turning
all shoves,
into gold keys.
Searching
above,
truths are set free.
Stunning
white doves,
bring what will be.
Yearning
become,
thoughts I could see.
Learning
to love,
all parts of me.

– Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy

Self Compassion

Become what you want to see
Effervescent, flying free

Kindly adding hope and glee
Inner wisdom holds the keys
Noble heart sails the rough sea
Dynamic, aim to appease

Tender spirit goes unseen
Operating the machine

Your presence brings joy and peace
Overwhelming love and ease
Unique essence flows like breeze
Respect your soul and body
Show inner compassion please
Everyday, every degrees
Love yourself infinitely
Forever through what may be

– Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy

Never too late

Shells of what I thought would be,
reflections stare back at me.
Challenging what my eyes see,
all encaged thoughts are set free.

My blood flows like windy seas,
pressure of a narrow stream.
Present times erase all dreams,
all hopes choke on haunting screams.

Tomorrow goals swiftly flee,
too tired to turn the key.
Future has no guarantee,
today holds what minds foresee.

Tiny shivers igniting glee,
paving every step that leads.
Mirrored paths plant hopeful seeds,
sense of pride produce sweat beads.

Echoed smiles provides great peace,
happiness flows with warm ease.
Sitting still like a wise tree,
watch time travel in the breeze.

Chances arrive suddenly,
each year bring joy jubilees.
Hopeful daydreams buzz like bees,
paint bright possibilities.

– Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy

New Recipe

Adding what his heart admires,
paves the way towards desires.
Learns a new lesson each day,
observing how others play.

Mixing good habits he finds,
while still using his own mind.
Never finds needs to compete,
filling voids make him complete.

Kneading ego till it gives,
picks the life he wants to live.
Visualizes what will be,
manifesting what he sees.

Rising after every fall,
always proud while standing tall.
Stepping into other shoes,
while remaining ever true.

Baking under the warm sun,
finally having some fun.
Re inventing who he is,
grateful for all that is his.

Serving now as his own guide,
bringing outer views inside,
balancing both feels so good,
standing tall just like he should.

– Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy

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