Tag Archives: happiness

I want to be…


I want to be the girl

Who makes you want to live for tomorrow

As you begin each new day

I want to be the difference

Who brings meaning to your life

Whenever you have doubts

I want to be the pages

You look forward to reading

As you sip your morning coffee

I want to be the one

Who causes your heart to skip a beat

Every time we’re together

I want to be the only person

Your heart longs for

When you look up at the stars at night

I want to be the joy

Which fills your life

And cause endless smiles to brighten your face

I want to be the love

Which consumes your heart

Making you feel as if you’re the only person who exists

I want to be your dream

Your wish

Your everything…

Because this is what you are to me  ❤


Written by, Michelle Cook

Originally posted: July 7, 2016

Photo credit: pixabay.com

Spring Frolic



Calm and gentle blows the breeze

Lovers walk amongst the trees

Blue skies smile down from above

Radiating sunshine on those in love

Perfume splendor fills the air

Blossoming beauties wave their fair

Children scamper to and fro

Gaily laughing off they go

Cheerful pleasantries fill the day

As we go on our merry way

Days like this are never a bore

And leave us wanting all the more


Written by, Michelle Cook

Originally posted: March 20, 2016

Photo found at: pinterest.com

Sweet beautiful rain


Rain sweet beautiful rain

Never go away

Tickle my tongue

As I dance and play


Keep me inspired

As only you can

Such a miraculous gift

In God’s wondrous plan


Sing me your lovely tune

As I snuggle into bed

Never leave me

Want your song in my head


Whisper your wonders

While I drift off to sleep

Cradle me with your lullaby

I’m yours forever to keep


Written by, Michelle Cook

Photo credit: pixabay.com

I Write Because…


I Write Because…

I write to…
Explore hidden realms beyond my reach

I write to…
See the universe in a different light

I write to…
Free myself from the confines of this world

I write to…
Hear my imagination think

I write to…
Escape to other dimensions in time

I write to…
Empower my introverted side

I write to…
Give my soul a much needed rest

I write to…
Pretend that I am someone I’m not

I write to…
Become a happier self

I write to…
Share my innermost thoughts and emotions

I write to…
Give hope to the hopeless

I write to…
Allow myself a few moments of weakness

I write to…
Make people laugh and cry

I write to…
Challenge myself in numerous ways

I write to…
Reach out to the brokenhearted

I write to…
Be daring and free from the chains that imprison me

I write to…
Create stories that I can call my very own

I write to…
Bring creativity into existence

I write to…
Have adventures that would otherwise never take place

I write to…
Acknowledge all that is good and true

I write to…
Perfect my hidden talents and abilities

I write to…
Show myself that I am worth so much more than I think that I am

I write to…
Find comfort in a place that I didn’t even know existed

I write because…
I am a writer.


Written By, Michelle Cook

Photo credit: pinterest.com

Originally posted: November 2, 2015

Attitude Adjustment


Can you just try to remain positive

For a single solitary day

Or must your mind dwell in places

Where you really shouldn’t stray


Nobody can convince you

To be someone that you aren’t

But don’t you think it’s better

To try and make a brand new start


Life is what you make of it

Of this I am quite certain

So pick yourself up off the ground

And release all of your hurtin


By continuing to act this way

You’re just giving up and admitting defeat

You’re also spreading negativity around

To everyone you meet


Your attitude can have a positive impact

Or a negative one as well

I hope you’ll choose carefully

On which side you decide to dwell


Written by, Michelle Cook

Originally posted: March 24, 2016

Photo credit:  mossavi.wordpress.com

#MidnightMadness – 5/2/2017


“The world is a much happier place, with an understanding friend by your side.”  ~M

Photo credit: pixabay.com

My Beloved


My beloved…

When I think of you
I know I will make it through

Whenever we’re kept apart
A well of anguish consumes my heart

You’re the one who lights the way
At the end of a long hard day

Only you beloved can make me feel complete
Without you here my life is bittersweet

I cannot even fathom not having you in my life
The pain I feel when you’re away only brings me strife

Now that I’ve found you never let me go
Tell me that you’ll always love me so


Written by, Michelle Cook

Originally posted: March 16, 2016

Photo credit:  journalititco.com

#MidnightMadness – 4/23/2017


Spring has finally sprung in Wisconsin!  ~M

This is my favorite shrub in our yard.  It only blooms for about two weeks, but it’s absolutely gorgeous when it does.  ❤️

#MidnightMadness – 4/22/2017


Photo credit:  http://wallpaper-gallery.net/wallpapers/funny-pictures.html

Restless thoughts…


I want to share my whole heart with you today

Give you a glimpse into the inner workings of my mind

My soul begs to be set free

And yet it’s been chained deep within a cavern of forgotten dreams

I’ve been trying to escape my bindings

Hopeful that I may eventually stand firmly on my feet once more

And yet my body doesn’t respond to my daily pleas for freedom

Instead it continually insists on dragging me down

Leaving me to fight for the last bit of air available

I’m left just out of reach of the abundant life which swirls around me

Taunting me from every angle and leaving me restless

I’m beginning to wonder if anything will ever again settle into place

Just wish wholeness could be mine once again


Written by, Michelle Cook

Originally posted: July 31, 2016

Photo credit: favim.com

Never a dull moment!


“Even the tiniest things in life can be full of big surprises!”  ~M

Originally posted: September 26, 2015

Photo credit: pinterest.com



Thoroughly surprised

By his unexpected look


A single glance back at him

Was all it really took


A wordless story developed

Which my mind cannot erase


Intentions were quite obvious

By the playful smirk across his face


I waited in anticipation

For what I knew he wanted to do


My heart began to beat faster

As I awaited his familiar cue


The perfect opportunity finally came

It was a moment we could not squander


Then suddenly a knock on the door

“Mommy… will you be much longer?”



Written by, Michelle Cook

Originally posted: July 26, 2016

Photo credit: hem-of-his-garment-bible-study.org

Featured Writer – Autumn Cook


My daughters… Autumn (8)  Brianna (15)

World of Sweets

Taffy to candy corn

Cookies and brownies


What to choose?

Caramel apples?

I don’t know…

What to have,

In the world of sweets?

I guess candy is too sweet to eat,

In a world of sweets.

So I’m having it all!

Written by, Autumn Cook (Age 8)

Oh what’s the deal with happiness…


Oh what’s the deal with happiness?

Can we ever really achieve it?

What does it take to fully believe it?

Back and forth we go

Thinking it could never completely be so

So then what does it take to convince

A heart so fragile that it really must insist

On pure untainted and cosmic bliss

Does something like that really even exist?

Oh what’s the deal with happiness…


Written by, Michelle Cook

Originally posted: December 31, 2016

Photo credit: 883zy.com

#MidnightMadness – 4/11/2017


“I bet I’m the luckiest child on earth, with good parents like you and a comfy bed!”

~Autumn Cook (Age 8)

*Which she proudly proclaimed while saying goodnight, with kisses and bear hugs to boot!  I just hope the teen years go this well!  Lol… 😉

And yes, that’s really her in the photo.