Monthly Archives: April 2015



{My personal inner ramblings}

                 It shatters my heart to think that a people who are as much a part of our nation as the Fathers who founded us are so painfully alienated. That they are so angered that they must act out with such hate. Think about how much pain they’ve endured to react in such an angry volume and intensity. And it saddens me deeply that I questioned their motives. How terrible that I have become such a product of my society. . . .

>Love and understanding are the only way.<

                  I can only take a walk within the sanctity of my own heart to unlearn my knee-jerk reaction. I am so sorry for the hurt that these souls have endured. May they never have to live in this pain another day of their lives. And may our country open up their hearts to take an honest look within. And may these sobering truths create a new reality where this kind of pain is removed completely!

~Alysia Markoe



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Love for Baltimore


I have no answers, only love.
My heart is yours Baltimore.

May social change come from this pain.
May people wake up and may a new day breathe harmony and peace.
May this never happen again.

We are our most lethal predators.
I pray for peaceful unity to change that.

~Alysia Markoe


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The Anxious Spirit


Chaos rises and falls

Beating upon my spirit

Like the ocean on the shore

I give it no attention

Yet it consumes me

It holds my heart hostage

It threatens my sanity

It steals my patience

~Alysia Markoe


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Faintly he smiles

Awakened, yet asleep

Regal in his grace






By luck I met him

Overture of mortality

Bemoaned yet stoic

Thankful for your


Awakening my own

Nurturing spirit

Keeping brave

Youth is lost to the young

Old just begins anew

Underneath the stars we all are alive

~Alysia Markoe


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