The cage

I am annoyed that this narrow moment Is all my brain can see That whatever feeling or thought I’m having Is a cage I pace the walls until …relief! A new perspective arrives And my souls sighs Blowing wind in my sails And onward we go *whatever moment you’re having, know it will end. End […]

Golden/Darkness

Sunrise golden beamsThrough dark wood blindsPatterns against the wallGoldenDarknessGoldenDarknessGoldenDarknessStripes that envelope my handMy shoulderMy torsoMy legsWithGoldenDarknessGoldenDarknessGoldenDarknessI am a striped beingOf golden and darknessAnd I take these patterns with meInto the world This was Day 7 of the dirtythirty challenge on Facebook. I liked it so have included it here for those that aren’t partaking in […]

Along the way

It’s amazing how much a mind can stuff up a life Luckily, some people are sign posts Some places are fuel stations And the heart is a compass that doesn’t need Google As long as we pay attention If pain is expensive Denial is exorbitant And in seeking to distract ourselves, we could very well […]

Asunder

For so long I missed you Small hands tucked in mine I missed your strangling hugs And deep clinging love The way you wanted to be wherever I was You filled my ears with a thousand clever questions For so long I looked back with slithers of regret Shards of sharp ripe feeling I wished […]

Wild

Yesterday I was reminded of how far I’ve come with loving myself I’m part of the dirty thirty 2022 challenge on Facebook. So yesterday morning whilst sipping my morning coffee I pondered the daily prompt It was open – write about whatever you want If I wasn’t writing poetry daily, this would have been cause […]

She saves me

There is something timeless about nature Unflappably effortlessly implacable We look into it and feel our hearts slow down a beat Watch a flock of birds circle Even in the busy city streets With honking cars And busy feet The clouds drift gently above A breeze dries the sweat on my cheek And she saves […]