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 […]

Last Day

Rain closes the curtain on the horizon Soft dove grey meets gunmetal glimmer Tepid taps on already wet shoulders Saturated hair Fresh water mingles with salt Another wave breaks, and I sink into shifting sand far beneath the surface Lost temporarily in the noisy crashing silence Rising I breathe moisture Floating, tumbling foam drifts through […]

Shifting

There comes a point In every trip When you look back And you can’t see home anymore And the lovely thing about travel Taking trips Is you always come home But with journeys of personal growth You go somewhere else. If you’re lucky You lose sight of everything you ever thought you knew Your thoughts […]

Missed Connections

Almost  If only I should have Could have These words rotate endlessly In the air about the head Things we wish we could have  If only Instead They are collective verbs and nouns Seen in the here and now Yet used to describe Sighed  Often with regret Someone whose time we shared Who now has […]

Opening the mind

When you don’t drink  And you change your small view of the world  The world opens up Waiting for life to change And not  changing within yourself? Well good luck with that but I suspect it would be an uphill battle. Once you shift within yourself however things that you previously wouldn’t consider  Shift, broaden […]

An orange in my pocket 

Walking down a path I’ve never seen before Round corners And up hills Roaming for hours  With only an orange in my pocket  Time stops And I can’t remember what I was even worried about Freedom is leaving And it’s arriving It may be up an unfamiliar road Travelled  single file alone Walking circles in […]