Tag: hope

What If

Slowly, slowly, the trees grow Calmly, calmly the ants gather Gently, the breeze blows But my mind is filled with what doesn’t matter   I wish I was in a different world, a different time When my life played to a soundtrack and My… Continue Reading “What If”

This Time

She spoke softly. She spoke just above audible, her voice grave. She told me to change it this time. She told me to choose differently, to follow the words into the light, instead of turning around to the familiar. She gripped my hand, unusually… Continue Reading “This Time”

Goodbye

We stayed on shore As you floated past us In your restful bed The end wasn’t as you expected You didn’t suffer And we didn’t cry But I smiled To know that things Would be different now The leaves changed from pink to Gold… Continue Reading “Goodbye”

Uncomfort

We do all sorts of things we’re uncomfortable with. We become all sorts of people we’re uncomfortable with. We keep changing, so slowly at first that we never notice until one day, we look in the mirror, and the eyes staring back are unfamiliar… Continue Reading “Uncomfort”

Last Image

The cabin air feels tight Depressurizing And as I sit here not yet realizing What’s happening, A picture pops into my head Of you, eating grapes At our table Laughing at the ordinary moment Of me dropping my milk “Typical” You smirked And that… Continue Reading “Last Image”

Release

        My burdened mind Into the now So I’m no longer haunted By my past The voices that judge The sounds that disturb My peace Give way to nothing And I’m here. For the first time in my life, I’m really… Continue Reading “Release”

Jump

To serve others was all she’d ever known. Bred for a purpose, now she would become a housewarming gift for a lucky gentleman. “Make sure you know what he likes to eat,” scolded her mother, “or else you’ll always have an irritable man.” Other… Continue Reading “Jump”

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