Category Archives: poetry

Would Want


try to be passive
only to fail
try and be assertive
not a personality trait
try to survive
put food on the table
though received
those unable to stomach
try to work simply
find continual bombardment
try to be one self
told this is who
you are
left with only the freedom
of wanting to be me

-Jennie Nawrocki



images melt
into stories
one person
in many parts
all absorbed
shows with
each picture
feelings imposed
through manipulation
bring emotional
dealings and healings
they say
are quick fixes
why does it
feel so horrible

-Jennie Nawrocki



optimism once came freely

able to know that

there would be something 

not more worse

than this moment 

however presently

these have become 

crept into our daily lives

shedding off these

layers of issues 

leeches among us

our emotions find

something to

look forward to

-Jennie Nawrocki 



unable to concentrate

for the world

continues to be active

with so much

barrage of info

being completely

everything and nothing

for it all closes in

those walls pressing

saying just

do this, be this

leave this but

what ever you do

be there

just be there

-Jennie Nawrocki



People and Places


people and places
they increase
with every year
meeting new faces
and some
so familiar
it is as though
they never parted
though with each
day full of events
this travel
for business
or time off
taking in
all that surrounds
only gives
wisdom amongst
activities experienced
allowing us
to age well
though feel
as young as
those just beginning

-Jennie Nawrocki