Everything that we are exists in the present moment Uncomfortable with our limitations we run Into the bottle The thin white line Of roads or drugs or shopping carts Empty boxes And empty hands Burning Ashes to ashes Dust to dust A life spent outside of ourselves is never enough When a decision is made […]
To accept this thing Let it dive deep into my bones, meet my marrow To let it spread its nasty tendrils Down my throat Into my heart Let it grip and squeeze my guts While I breathe and wait for it to do its thing and leave Is difficult Like inviting a toxic person to […]
If you watch the sunset with a glass of wine You disappear into the wine But if instead you sit with empty hands And a clear gaze You fall into the clouds as they change From gold To pink And back again Sighing in the blue light When the shows over Dust the pants off […]
We change as we grow older – that’s a given – but is it the change you really want to end up with? Or can you make better choices now to ensure the person you are crafting is the very best version of your future self.
Blonde hair tumbling pushed back with a restless hand the chin that was so high is wilting Her insides are shining through She can’t prevent them tumbling out the things she’d normally lock away are lost now in the shout of “I’ll get the next round” And I can’t help but think happy people drink […]
There is a something that occurs when nothing else does An emptiness fills the room a silence it creeps seeps into the outer edge of consciousness A heartbeat heard Is this what I run away from? This nothing When I pick up a glass fill it The way I used to light a cigarette breathe […]
Wine I will miss it – I miss it already and it has only been three days, three evenings to be exact. Three long summer evenings when a crisp cold white would have been wonderful – made all the difference. Yet. Wine is a creeping friend that turns into a bitch. It looks friendly and […]