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The sad reality is
You’ll never be him.
The way he feels
The way he touches
The way he pauses
How he is obsessed with me.
The sad reality of it is
It will always be him.
I’m so new to this whole like give God your all.
And I have messed up time and time again.
I stopped reading my bible and stopped really being involved beside going to church.
But like in the extent in my week that’s all I do.
And today something was pulling me to sit and read my bible and not take a 2 hour nap.
And I kept fighting it and fighting it.
And I did. I read.
And I started with psalm because I like to write poetry.
So I’m like on psalm 6 and I just feel like that was written for me in the moment.
And it’s sooo crazy.
My pastor and mentors always talk about obeying Gods orders when he tells you do something.
And like He was talking to me.
He was calling for me to sit at His throne.
He pleading me for to stop and spend time with him ...
Forgive me
For the mistakes I have made

Forgive me
For what I am about to do

Forgive me
For the things that haunt me at night

Forgive me
For the words that I preach

Forgive me
These spirits will not leave

Forgive me
For not believing, not only in you but also in myself.
Trust me and I shall trust you
Love me fore I will love you.

Say what you mean
And never mean what you say.

Follow me and you shall never fade.
Brexit and Trump
mass shootings
and bombs in

These are things that happen
when people forget
how to
A two minute poem
A couple hours from now, as we are toasting a farewell to a neoteric past, a new year will emerge from the ashes of 2017. Like a phoenix, it will rise again, and sing sweet songs of new beginnings and manifest hope for a better year. We wait for this day in anticipation praying the months to follow will be anything but a repetition of a life once lived. We convince ourselves that we will be more productive, that we will be more active, and that THIS is the year that will change our lives. So we set New Years resolutions, we mark our calendars with exciting new adventures, we establish new goals and reimagine our old dreams hoping that in this new year, we can accomplish them all. But, for many eager and willing people, months will go by without any true transformation. And as the year draws closer to its end, they are again transfixed by old habits and excuses. Their excitement and determination will have faded into the mundanity of reality setting them back to where they were before. For a new year can’t be the driving force for change. A new year shouldn’t be the starting point for innovation. Because refinement shouldn’t be pushed to a certain date and time. And if someone really wants to revolutionize their life, why wait?
  Sep 2017 Haley Nicole Dalton
Dear Daddy,
Do you know what these men say to me?

With their
eyes and their mouths
when I walk on the street.

With a grin and a nod
and a look up and down.
A wink and a kiss
and a cat call heard from downtown.

With my skirt short
and my top
It’s a cold world daddy
and no
doesn’t mean no.

Daddy do you know
how these men look at me?

Like I’m a piece of meat
strutting down the street?
With my head buds in
and my favorite song on.

I’m asking for it Daddy,
I’m in the wrong.

Do you know how it feels
not to wear what I like?

To walk a little faster
when I’m alone at night?

Daddy the world is my predator
and I am it's doe,
Daddy what happens
when I can’t say no?
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