Dear Me

dear me, the 7th grade loser– you, with the short hair, tomboy embodied you, with the lazy eye, the knock-kneed girl you, with the bullied quiet demeanor you, with the anxiety, the unpopular everything you, who sits by herself, hiding you, whose moments will shape…

Dear Freckle Face (A Letter to My Former Selves, Hour Twelve)

Dear Freckle Face (A Letter to My Former Selves)   To the six-month-old hardhead who felt the need to prove your independence by crawling off Grandma Peggy’s mattress and connecting with the hardwood headfirst….. being first at everything isn’t always a good thing.   To…

Dear Little Girl

poem 11 Dear little girl in a broken world that is fighting to dim your starlight, don’t let them hurt you or steal your joy just love them and show them what Christ’s like. -h.e.m.