Use Your Words.

“One of my absolute favorite words is “no”.  No, I am not available.  No, I would not like to go with you there.  No, I am not happy with the treatment given to me.  No, I am not satisfied with the level of communication demonstrated.  No.   No is such a powerful word, it’s a boundary inducing word and it allows us to control our environment.  A lot of us have or are currently submitting to abusive behavior because we were or are afraid to say “no.” ©️Simone Holloway, 2020.

Firing My SWAT Team.

Hello old friends, new followers, and fellow bloggers-  I hope you all are having a great evening.  Here’s a thought: What would your life look like if you were less guarded?  I used to ask myself this question all the time.  I used to imagine a life of pain, abuse, and emotional wounds. This could…

I See Great Things

In my future, its great things I see I see great things in my future I only have high hopes for me This year is going to go a lot smoother For me this will be the best year This will be the best year for me I can feel good things near So…I choose…


I pulled the handle on dark mahogany wood Hoping to reveal secrets I held dear My eyes caught sight of hundreds of letters written to you I sat and listened hoping that my ears could hear A message that was right, that was good I needed my heart to tell me what to do Oh,…

With Just A Few Strokes

I looked at my fingers, and I beheld their beauty.  Individually designed, with a great duty.  These digits were created to create, a prolific task.  Their assignment matching their Creator, wasn’t too much to ask. So  I admired their charm and I touched each indention.  Creation was on my mind, love was my intention.  As…

Faster Than A Speeding Bullet

Matthew 1:21 “And she shall bring forth a Son, and thou shalt call His name Jesus, for He shall save His people from their sins.”

The Heavens’ Secret

Psalms 112: 4
“Even in darkness light dawns for the upright,
for those who are gracious and compassionate and righteous.”

Open Your Mouth And Roar

Lion of Judah Open your mouth, and                  ____ “ROAR!!!”                 Cause my love to glow                                                                                 ____                 Cause my dreams to soar                                 Please make my dreams come                                 True                                                                       ____                                   Please cause me to live like                                 You                 Show your strong teeth                 To my enemies                                                                                 ___…

Crystal Clear

Day 1 of Writing 201 assignments: Haiku/Simile/Water