A Moment

Life is Suddenly Overwhelming Sometimes Noise, chatter, small talk, do this, do that, keep smiling, don’t stop, keep moving… I am one Who needs Quiet and peace And time and space Breathing deeper, slower, calmer, letting go of knotted muscles tense and tight… My mind is Far away From here

Summer afternoon

Warm sun Gentle breeze Bare skin Bees buzz Birds sing Leaves rustle Stream gushes Smells of summer In the distance a mower roars Children squawk and chatter Tractors pass laden with hay Fluffy clouds drift overhead Idyllic summer afternoon it seems Yet it doesn’t reach me Doesn’t seep into my soul

Flying

Throwing myself off a precipice Not to drown in darkness But to fly into the sun Standing at the edge looking Up instead of down Grinning defiantly Leaping into the unknown sky Trailing rainbows And sunbeams Rising up into the air Lifted by warm currents Stretching out my body Exhilarated and free Laughing wildly as…… Continue reading Flying

On Trend

The latest fashion, The new look for summer, Is red-rimmed eyes And messed up hair. The latest style, The must-have accessory, Is the balled up tissue And chocolate bar.

Waves

Waves crashing over me, Waves of sadness, Waves of frustration, Waves of hopelessness. In between, the relief of feeling Normal. As the ocean sucks back its spent waves I’m ready for the next one. Braced for it to smash into me. I think I know what’s coming, But it surprises me with its strength And…… Continue reading Waves

Walls

I’m gonna build me some walls I’m gonna make them 10 feet high I’m gonna put barbed wire on the top and bits of spiky glass I’m gonna lock the gate and bolt it shut I’m gonna build a bunker underground I’m gonna buy the world’s strongest safe I’m gonna bury it deep beneath the…… Continue reading Walls

Light

A light appears from an unexpected source Like a beam of sunshine burning through the fog Warming and brightening the gloom It shines with an intensity that scares me Like a searchlight seeing right through my soul I am all at once exposed yet safe, bewildered yet soothed The light lifts me and cradles me…… Continue reading Light