AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Stephen Lodge, iClaudio Herrera, iJ.J. Snow, iMartyn Kinsella-Jones, iBatya Casper, iMandeep Khera, iHerman Yenwo, i

  Home > Inspirational > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     
Tabitha R Carter

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Poetry
· Stories
· 91 Titles
· 290 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jul, 2008

Tabitha R Carter, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Spells Cast In Shadows
by Gracie McKeever

In the predawn hours during a solitary ride on her ranch, Montana Freeborn collides with Seth Phoenix, centaur-turned-man and the embodiment of her psychic visions...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Once Upon A Time Out West
by Bo Drury

A series of short stories compiled into a book form, most taking place in the late 1800's and early 1900's..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Inspirational)
  1.  Wind Free
  2.  Energy
  3.  Love
  4.  Joy Above
  5.  The Writer
  6.  Freedom
  7.  Peace
  8.  Uncommon Courage
  9.  your boneyard...
  10.  I Am Woman
  11.  L A U D
  12.  Your Love Remains
  13.  He's More than Enough
  14.  Shine On
  15.  Note to Self, Number One
  16.  Michelle
  17.  The guiding lights
  18.  HIS FAITHFULNESS(2015)
  19.  Between Blinks
  20.  Some Day Our Prince Will Come





Just For Me
by Tabitha R Carter

Thursday, July 16, 2009
Rated "PG" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Tabitha R Carter
•  It was all You-
•  Fast Riddle be Damned.
•  God's Answer
•  Time
•  LoveStruck Vision
           >> View all 90

I ask myself from time to time,
what is it that makes me climb?
I have around me all my life,
my family,
my friends,
I am a wife.
Need not to venture north so far,
just to sip the wine of never before.
Need not to explore the tides of the open sea.
Even if just for me.
Need not to fill a page
of adventure...
of what ifs...
if this is the life I wish.
I am full.
Possibly overfilling...
possibly dripping onto the floor.
So why ask for more?
Why desire another open door?
When life around me is bliss..
when fullfillment doesnt exist?
 

I ask myself from time to time.
Why greed the highest mountain,
the farthest distance?
why turn the page of an empty book
and keep on looking?

And I sit with an empty pen
and wonder, where have I been?
Just for me.
Just to see.
Just to tip a toe in it and believe.
That's what I seek.
That's why I think...
 

To dream,
whether it pops at the seams.
To dream,
to do this for me.
Can't I satisfy and believe?
Don't I deserve to accept a challenge in it for me?
I have never been so selfish.
Never been so afraid.
But I have family.
I have friends.
I am a wife, a mother, a heart within.
Let me climb the rock below that mountain.
Let me stand tall with two feet.
So what if two feet high is so low...
let me stand by "me".
Just give me clearance so I may see.

 

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Richard Orey 8/3/2009
I love the revelation of what we writers always feel but never take the time to share.

Provocative and innovative.

Good job, Tabitha!
Reviewed by Jon Willey 7/24/2009
you do it because the opportunity is there -- a challlenge to be explored -- as humans we are driven by the unknown, to see what is there -- to overcome obstacles and sate imagination -- to be the best we can possibly be -- great poem -- peace and love my friend -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 7/16/2009
The spirit of challenge, inspirationally wonderful...

Be always safe,
Karen



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.