Peace, if only for a little while
Labels are powerful things that I too often assign myself without thought.
...the shadow of my youth, in a form that never was, dances on the walls of this poorly lit shell i occupy so briefly...
“Imagine Peace”, the card says. It is a simple message with much deeper meaning.
On the eve of each new year I reluctantly don a necklace of melancholic nostalgia the significance of which envelops me. Strung from pearls of wisdom gathered by my former […]
Find me! Find me where you left me Where you found me before On the side of a trail Near a lake Under the stars In a field On a […]
I take in the sight and am filled with a sense of deep peace, with the miracle of this moment. It is captured within me and I am captured within it and it lives forever. Not in the past. Not as a memory, now, because Now is all that ever exists.
From first kisses Last losses Lost moments Stolen time Wasted hours Cherished memories Hand holding Nights alone Days that never end From laughter And pain And sorrow And love From […]
Be still now Let your breath slow Listen to your heart It knows you Knows your needs Fears Desires Listen closely And you will hear it whisper Be still now […]
The following excerpt is from my latest contribution to Elephant Journal. When I decided to change my life, the goal was not only to change who I am today but […]
My vehicle Wasn’t always taken care of Old as it is It shows the scars Of its rough history It’s paint Lacks the luster of its early days The interior […]
There was I time I thought of myself as "Stormchaser". It was a label I assigned to offset the difficult times that seemed to follow me as a way of reversing the odds.
Arms out touching phantom limbs and ephemeral vine. Closed eyes focused on aery chimera that plays like faded film, enshrouding me in palpable memory like a mist. August oaks and […]
I fear one day I will be swallowed by the things that threaten to annihilate and obliterate the man I’ve worked so hard not to be that in accomplishing […]
In order that I may understand the path to peace: Let me be able, upright, and authentic, impeccable with my word, gentle and caring. Let me be content and easily […]
We all have them: Good days Bad days Days when we want to save the world Days when we want to see it burn Days when the lightness in our […]