Shards

Though the mirror is broken
The shards still reflect back

And what you might be hiding is revealed
You can hide it from yourself for only so long

Like waves they come crashing back
Welling up like a forgotten love that has left so long ago

But the sun refracts causing the glass to eliminate your soul
Warming you in ways that you thought weren’t possible

And at that very moment in time
Peace washes over you, cleansing, purifying you inside and out

It will carry you through
Till sorrow touches you once again

And once again you can gaze into the shards of glass
Because they are the windows to your soul

Cosmic Night

Jupiter rises upon the blazing sun

Sunkissed I always think of you

Can you feel the warmth emanating from my soul?

Will this life tease me yet again, eluding, as I seek you

The songs are always the same, melodic

Sliding down my cheeks

Whispers of what could be

Hit me in waves, haunting my nights

Stars and Moon Light

I never knew the stars were so bright until I gazed into your eyes

The moon’s glowing beams bathing my heart warming me inside

The gentle breeze blowing my hair, I can feel your caressing touch

As the shadows shrink away before the dawn comes to play, leaving me alone in the dark

I feel your presence, it is always with me though you are so far away

Everyday you are on my mind, as the hours pass away

Oh dearest heart, love of my life, my very breath of life

Everything will be alright once you are here with me

Dream, Love Will Get You Through

There is nothing more powerful, amazing, priceless than love

It is forever changing, evolving, growing, unconditional

It is there for you, when you are in need

It is one of the few things you can count on

Though it is taken for granted, and broken from time to time

It is amazing to me that your heart can survive

Though it takes time, the hurt fades and you are only left with memories

Memories from a life that you couldn’t possibly have lived

Trying to save something that has turned to deceit

There may be tears from the enormity of it all

But the tracks fade away and loneliness will fall

That’s when you begin to realize

You are worth more than that, you shouldn’t settle for less

The epiphany strikes when you aren’t looking

You deserve better; loyalty, kindness, compassion, honesty, and above all love

You are love

As love is you

The Sun, Soul Searching, and Life

Everything is as it should be, no regrets

That’s what they tell you in a flat, monotone way

It reverberates into your bones, into your brain

But as always your heart says “No!”

“This isn’t the way life should be!”

Never should you tolerate settling, “Never!”

Not for the deceit, not for the absence of love, not for the lack of physical affection, “You are worth more than that”

Freedom never looked so good on you

You find yourself hearing your heart speak the words, though you have heard it before

“You are love, soul shining bright, beautiful heart, let love in, you are worth it”

You are the only one that has the control to take it into your being or deny what you truly know

Tides of Change

I wish I could escape upon the gentle breeze
I wish I could skim my fingers upon the waters shallow

To feel the way I used to
To feel whole, not separated

I have been blessed
I have been tested

The norm has changed, and changed once again
The tensions rise, but we are steadfast

We are alone though our cries gather, unite us
We are brothers and sisters, though we do not engage

Our hearts beat and our blood sings as we rise above
Our differences and our prejudices dissolve as we conjoin

We will not let fear make us blind, when we can clearly see
We will not give up because it is strenuous, when you feel like you nothing more to give

I wish I could sit under a willow tree and read the day away
I wish I could dance in the rain and sing along with you…

It has been way too long…

Hello everyone!

It has been a very long time since I have posted anything, life has been so crazy as of late, and I finally have my groove back. I am one of the lucky people that are blessed enough to work from home. I can’t imagine how terrible it must be for the millions of people that have lost their job due to this awful pandemic.

Life has been a blur of working, cooking, cleaning, sleep, and repeat. I finally decided it was time for me to make room for writing and blogging, which I have missed dearly. That also includes my podcast, which I am working on a new one right now! YAY!

I hope everyone is staying healthy and happy in this crazy time. I would like to personally thank everyone, starting with my cousin Alicia, she is a nurse working on the front lines of this terrible epidemic, my prayers and thoughts are with you and everyone that works during these dangerous times. That also includes all of the garbage collectors, mail people, delivery drivers, grocery store workers, restaurant staff, as well as anyone else that are unsung heroes. Thank you from the bottom of my heart, without you, where would we be.

I promise there will be many more posts to come until then stay safe and healthy.

Stephanie Lynn Comello

It’s strange to think…

Last year I got divorced, and I’m back home in California living with my family. Never in a million years, I would have thought that it was a blessing in disguise.

If my marriage didn’t end, I would have felt cut off from them, so alone that it breaks my heart to even think about it. So as it goes – life has a mysterious way of guiding you to where you should be; I am truly blessed.

So on my way home from the store, driving with my mask and gloves on. I see the large kiosk, but the words have changed from the road construction up ahead, to COVID-19 go back to your homes. And as I pull into my driveway, I see a woman talking on the phone walking down the street with no mask on. Why wouldn’t you even try to protect yourself and your family? It’s not the most comfortable thing, especially when you wear glasses because the fog up if you breathe too hard.

So as I was taking out the garbage cans, I see a man walking his dogs, and he sees me in my mask, and we wave at each other in a kind of awkward way. And I wondered if he was thinking the same thing I was. I know how you feel, and it made me smile.

Normal never seemed so perfect until now. You never know how good it is until things change drastically one day, and you can’t exactly remember what that normalcy feels like.

This is my rant for the day, I hope you and your family (friends) are happy and healthy.

Stephanie Lynn Comello

 

Photo by Suganth on Unsplash (Thank you!)

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To my heart I will be true, said the girl to her empty soul
And when you open up again, will he fill it, keep it full?

To touch, to feel, gaze into your eyes, think of the possibilities
Maybe your soul will find it’s way back home, with a familiarity

Her heart is healed, though the scars remain hidden deep within
Longing for what her parents have love forever sent

Strong, fierce, loyal till the end, she found herself again
Only wanting to find her missing half, finally to become whole

But she is happy, completely free
The only thing she needs to do is finally take the leap

Wishing for only happiness, she rises up like the phoenix she is
Her soul’s a shining beacon shining from within