Maxine Smith

Caught in the middle


Raindrops on fire

Soaked in conflicts desire


Hurricane of feuds

Shattering family glue


Clouded compassion

Distance into action


Tug of war till the fall

To which side do I crawl


Despairs glare

Awake my nightmare


Rescue me into your dreams

The heaven I long to be


Escape storms of reality

In our sacred place for eternity








  • Michael Edwards

    Really packs a punch - some superb lines in ths emotional write.

    • Maxine Smith

      An amazing response Michael, thank you so much.

    • Goldfinch60

      Very strong write but as in all families all will be fine in the end.

      • Maxine Smith

        Perhaps not so much in this case unfortunately.
        I still have my little gems 💎
        And all the people I love

      • Nemo

        Some really strong lines in there. Very well written 🌹

        • Maxine Smith

          Thanks for the save Nemo.

          Happy you liked.

        • Poetic Dan

          Bam... Out of the park, any would be lucky to light your way, the energy is fantastic!

          • Maxine Smith

            Thank you Dan, really glad you enjoyed.

            Love the enthusiasm in your response, thanks again.

          • FineB

            Hello Maxine,

            An excellent write.

            Family life can be difficult at times you can choose your friends but not your family.

            Keep writing FineB

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