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F@%k Cancer Mrs Enginerd Poetry

Lost

ANGER. A flury of snow. The fury of a thousand calls and text that will never be sent or seen; The deep ire of learning to live an unchampioned life. The realization that the rotting flesh led to unresolved issues and excess emotional baggage because we couldn’t properly say goodbye. There you lie, Beyond the […]

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Adulting F@%k Cancer Layoff Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd Poetry Project Zach

About MrsEnginerd

When I started writing under the Mrsenginerd pseudonym I was in the middle of a career shift. My employer had done a reduction in workforce exercise that had left me jobless a month after my 10th anniversary with the company (The Layoff). As a married woman with no kids, there was a lot of free […]

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Mrs Enginerd Poetry

Good Enough (Poem)

I’m not the best painter,The best writer,The best advocate,But I am a resilient creator, An artist;A mindful visual and verbal communicator. I’m not the best nurturer,The best cook,The best housekeeper, Or the most patient teacher. I’m not a mother, nor a caregiver,But that doesn’t define my worth as a woman As a wife;As a contributing […]

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What Makes a Mom?

I’m not a mom but I know how to change a diaper, how to bathe a newborn, how to soothe a colicky baby in the middle of the night, how to put together a crib, and how to proof a two story dwelling against rugrats. I’m not a mom but I have dropped off kids […]

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F@%k Cancer Mrs Enginerd Poetry

Lost in Thought (Poem)

Memories. That’s all I see around me. The places I used to go. The person I used to be. I wander, as a stranger in my own land, letting each recollection guide me to a better place, To where childhood dreams were full of wonder; a time when everything was possible. Instead, what remains is […]

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Don’t (Poem)

Don’t worry, work through it. Don’t fret, figure it out. Don’t cry, clap back harder. Don’t conform, challenge the status quo. Don’t stir the proverbial manure, fertilize ideas with it! Don’t sit there, weak and weary, become a warrior. Channel your energy; thrive. Soar. Make the impossible, possible. Don’t delegate to others the glory that […]

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Adulting Mrs Enginerd Poetry

Take a Chance

Draw a line, cross it, Take a step or two, Color inside and outside the lines. Let the wonder, wander free. Go beyond the horizon, Take the plunge and dive right in! Be bold. Be brave. Be fierce. Let the world see you shine. All that is loved is not lost. All that is forgiven, […]

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Adulting Mrs Enginerd Poetry

Reasons

All you need is a reason to hope, To love, To dream, To be grateful for the calm after the storm. All you need is a reason to despair, To hate, To doubt, To believe you don’t deserve happiness. All you need is a reason to trust, To see the good in others, To know […]

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Love and Marriage Mrs Enginerd Poetry

The Music in Your Scars

Words, lovely melody, pouring from your broken heart, Rising and lowering in pitch, perfectly tuned, as you walk the halls of a world uncertain. Lightning crashes, and the beat turns tempestuous, violent, unnerving, Yet the song never wavers. The vocals add a touch of gravity to match the situation. Shakily, steadily, emotionally gripping notes sour, […]

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Adulting MBA Chronicles: Class of 2019 Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff Poetry

Statistical Ups and Downs (A Poem)

The pendulum swings. One minute you are flying high, Successful, brilliant, ruefully optimistic And the next you are broken and beaten, Bruised, Prone on the ground watching others soar. The data of your life gets processed, Based on who you know, what you know and who you are a statistical map gets plotted. Thousands of […]