February 8, 2016

New Beginning Will Rise

Many a word has come to rest
from a place of sleep upon the breast
lying dormant words longed to rise
wipe away doubt from ones confused eyes

A gentle spirit touched ones lips
as if to say, the heart will now slip
onto a woven path, that guides one true
time has come life changes are now due

One step at a time to learn a new role
gain a new friend is a reaching goal
for life has come around once again
take it slow stop wondering when -

for new beginnings will rise

- Rhoda Galgiani

February 6, 2016

The Longest Night/haiku

a winter’s solstice
longest night for an instant
seals eternity
- Rhoda Galgiani
Author's Note:
A haiku is a three line poem with a syllable count of 5, 7, 5
with the subject always about nature...rg

February 2, 2016

Private Thoughts

Boredom works
on the mind
creating a secret that
became personally private
thus, leaves one to question
thoughts real purpose
- Rhoda Galgiani

January 29, 2016

Before, During, After

Before I was feeling empty
Since joy didn’t fit in my heart
Smiles came and went with sad sorrow
Frowns seemed to frame my empty face

During this time, I found my way
Seeking my truths as I did pray
Understood that my days turned black
Comfort in life I now did lack
All was taken in a short flash
Dreams tumbled and suddenly crash
As failure overtook one’s mind
Your love in life turned cold and blind
Sorrow captured my body’s peace
Life we lived died coming to cease

After years of solitude pain
The mind grew and heart became full
Faith in one’s own self and in God
Taught me again to become full

- Rhoda Galgiani


January 26, 2016

God's Angels

Guiding star to God’s heavens
is the light of His spirit
Great wings from God’s angels
now bearing your faith
- Rhoda Galgiani

January 24, 2016

Season's Style

Breath of winter breeze
commands a coming freeze
snow bows in winter white
hovers in heaven’s light...
ice crystals cling

- Rhoda Galgiani

January 21, 2016

Become Whole Again

Peaceful meadow filled with buds of beauty
dance in the wind that spreads colorful waves
to all who fill their hearts with gentle love
smiles wipe the frowns as serenity comes

Twisted minds are calmed just for a moment
allows destined light to a despoil path
peaceful calm listened to one’s lonely heart
light upon one’s eyes show pathway ahead

Footsteps in one’s stride directly broadened
one’s path become visual and ready
new direction, new thoughts, new horizon
rejects fear continues directed walk

Minds confusion calmed as the light prevailed
faith overtakes the weakened structures state
trust gained as stable foot carries the body
confidence takes shaken will of despair -

as one becomes whole again in their heart

- Rhoda Galgiani

January 17, 2016

Light of the Night

Silver moon turn on your light
velvet power in twilight hours
mystic pull reaches flower -
must die to be reborn
- Rhoda Galgiani

January 14, 2016

My X-Beau

The phone rang - Hello?
A voice from the past
It was my x-beau
How are you, I asked! 

I’m just fine, he said
Old thoughts came alive
I felt swirls in my head
Divorce I did survive 

25 years marriage shared
We raised three children
Once he showed me he cared
This man was one in a million

But, his love for me died
I had to go it alone
For years I silently cried
I struggled on my own

Departed from my only true love
I still admire and think so much of
- Rhoda Galgiani

January 13, 2016

Yesteryear's Memories

Memories - lessons carry
reminder of life , a wonderment
of colorful rainbows and youthful
gifts of gentle knowledge of
yesteryear’s disappearance

- Rhoda Galgiani

January 10, 2016

Along the Way

Along the way we somehow get lost
twists and turns that follow trails of woe
we search for truth that is before us
silently we hear ‘I am here - always’

We turn in the direction of His words
calmness over takes our weakened being
His light touches our soul with His truth
again His words ‘I am here - always’

Through Him our faith and love rings us free
trust His words we feel His love forever
He will not forsake us as He touches our hearts
joy comes as He speaks ‘I am here always’

- Rhoda Galgiani

January 1, 2016

Happy New Year 2016

Wishing You All
A Very Happy New Year
Blessings From ~
Rhoda and Gracie

December 31, 2015

The Eyes of Innocents

The Eyes of Innocents

The look in your eyes is distant -
a look that tells mankind to stay away,
so you may live in your own chosen space

The loneliness you feel while
traveling your road in search of
what you are searching for, lingers

Hearts long to capture your innocents,
too tuck you safely away from human
devilish hands that bring you harm

Strong and beautiful you stand your
ground protecting your birth given
right to survive, as your howl cries…

let me run wild, let me run free

- Rhoda Galgiani

December 22, 2015

Hidden Thoughts

Hidden thoughts tackle feelings
sealed eyes not seeing its task
angels protect the soul a
thoughts rush to come out 

- Rhoda Galgiani

December 18, 2015

Angel Hues

One is reminded as days pass by
of blessings that descend from the sky

Multiple colors from a solitary beam
catches your eye with its glorious gleam

Taking you within its massive glow
whispers to soften your saddened woe

As love sustains your starlit heart
guiding your life’s path from the start

Passionately, feel love for me and all
moments before you might take a fall

Into a rainbow created just for you
cradles your heart capturing angel hues -

in His world of love

- Rhoda Galgiani

December 16, 2015

Seeds of Life

Life wheel turns every second
memories of dreams where destiny roams
a small time on earth our seeds grow…spiritually

- Rhoda Galgiani

December 14, 2015

Merry Christmas from Rhoda...

Hero is He…

C hrist was born on this blessed day

H ero is He for showing us our way 

R everent are those who love Him so

 I rrevocable are smiles that glimmer like snow   

S ins are washed away in a gentle stream

T emptations are halted by the loveless it seems 

M asses gather displaying unified faith for they care

A ligned side by side they kneel in spiritual prayer

S inging their praises of love and glory that they share

L ife is forever for those who are faithful and receive

O fferings held high from those who don’t deceive

V isions of our heavenly Father triumphantly appear

E verlasting love reins, His promise to us forever held dear

Merry Christmas from,
Rhoda Galgiani

December 11, 2015

Merry Christmas from Gracie...

        Gracie's Favorite Spot - Mommy's Printer

 Mommy's Says Easy Gracie...Easy!!!

Dear Poetry Buddies:

When my Mom found me, I was three weeks old - that was in 2008! My Mother was a Feral Cat and had three of us Kittens, but she had no milk to feed us. There was my Sister, Brother and me. Someone found my Brother and Rhoda found me. My Mother and Sister were captured by the ASPCA and all I can do is pray for them.

If Rhoda hadn’t found me, I would have died. I have Asthma and she gives me my medicine every day if I have an attack. The very first attack I had I was seven months old and it was at night time. She and her neighbor rushed me to the emergency vet’s hospital about 20 minutes away. Well, to make a kitty story short, the Doc’s treated me and the bill was $672.00. My Mom whipped out her credit card and saved me. Her neighbors thought she was crazy for paying that much for a Feral Cat who was so young, like it wasn’t as if she had me for a long time. My Mom told them, ‘what did you want me to do, kill her?’ There is no way that my Mom would have let that happen to any animal. And so, she paid for my care on her credit card and was happy she had the card to save me.

So, here I am right this very minute on top of my Kitty Blankie on top of her printer as she is typing this for you all to read. When I was a tyke, she would put me up here to keep an eye on me and I love it. This is my special spot – and when Rhoda prints, I jiggle all over as the printer prints out! I am so blessed that I have a wonderful home here with Max and Mommy. And, you know what? If Mommy had to do it, all over again she would - because she loves me, she loves all animals and she had a heart of gold. Rhoda named me Gracie because I am Gray with four white tipped paws and a little white on my tummy and a white bib under my chin. I know you have seen my picture because she brags about me all the time. But most of all she named me Gracie because, I was saved by the Grace of God…

Love from,
Gracie Galgiani

PS: I am so happy my Mom Rhoda writes poetry, because she is pretty darn good at it!!! LOL

December 8, 2015

Music of the Mind


Silhouette captures
moonlight as she dances
Music stops, she wipes
sleep from her eyes
Realization, there
are no love notes
- Rhoda Galgiani

December 6, 2015

He Gave Me Wings

He said unto me - follow
For I shall lift your soul high
Your heart is full not - hollow
Fear not your lost soul shall fly

Hear my laws that lead you - home
Trust my word come close to Me
Your spirit sees lighted - dome
Glory shall be brought to thee

Flying with your angel - wings
To heaven where spirit lives
Fingers yearn to play harp - strings
A place where God loves and gives

Come! Feel His forgiving ways
See His light with golden rays!

- Rhoda Galgiani

December 3, 2015

Rejoicing Him

 The Rapture

He opened my eyes and then empty heart
Taking my hand and leading me to love
Dark soul become light like a piece of art
I shall never roam from my home above
He shows me how to be what I now am
Given directions I walked to the gate
I tell Him of my love I hold His hand
Saved my life before it was too late
I am blessed by the right choice
His love came gently my way
My heart sings to His voice
Joyous day
My dear Lord
Hear my voice
You’re adored
I shall rejoice
Forever in your embrace
I know I have found my sacred place

- Rhoda Galgiani

November 30, 2015

Unseen Presence

 Music lost
Silence touches flute
Sound within the mute
Nature waits - then came
Harmonious breath of sound
By untouched hands
- Rhoda Galgiani