The Scent of Grief

Liquid gold, drinking in the aroma Of Gain laundry detergent, regular scent Inhaling deeply the month of June, Sterile hospitals, funeral homes, And her, still covered with the fluid of my womb Whispers of family and friends on soft summer breezes, Gathered fully for the first time in years, To mourn our lost love Eyes... Continue Reading →

Family Eating Funnies

Several years ago I came across "Forks Over Knives," (referred to hereafter as FOK) a documentary promoting a "whole foods plants based" diet. A WFPB diet consists of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, beans, legumes, and whole grains, and can be beneficial in addressing some of the numerous health issues. I convinced my husband to watch... Continue Reading →

Creation of the Violin

By Regina Cyzick Harlow She longed for me, my mother did To hold her baby flesh and blood When I was born into this life She fell ill and shortly died I lived without her twenty years I cried ten thousand bitter tears But I went off to find my love Guided by mother’s hand... Continue Reading →

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Wind

By Regina Cyzick Harlow 3/1/2018 Caterwauling windScrapes branchesAgainst my nervesRattling my soulLeaving me in a constant state of angstUnsettled, unnerved, gloomyPerhaps a kiteOr harnessed power experimentMight lift my spiritBut insteadI’m drinking coffeeAnd sulkingIn my favorite yellow chairAbout the wind

Rambling Thoughts

I wrote this poem several years ago. I thought perhaps by now I could write a different one, but this is as true today as it was then. This poem is not directed toward any specific party, person, or group. Just a poem processing the emotions I feel for our nation these days. My only... Continue Reading →

Rescue

By Regina Cyzick Harlow Flashing blue lights Watery in my rear view mirror Rain pounds relentlessly Sirens scream past I pause I pray For whoever is in need For officers risking lives to respond For emergency personnel Who cannot unsee what lies ahead For nurses and doctors Who give all they can Rain pounds relentlessly... Continue Reading →

Harlow Family Word, 2020

When thinking of the word refurbish one might think of buffing scratches out of wood, mending clothing, or even making an old computer usable again. But for home, marriage, and business, that’s not the first word that comes to mind. Refurbish means to brighten or freshen up. Renovate. Redecorate. Restore. And that’s the Harlow word... Continue Reading →

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