Light a candle within. A single light. A beacon for inspiration. We know not the hour At which it will arrive. Be ready. Rest. Eat well. Exercise. Meditate. Take up your pen. Image Source
How to put back together The shards too sharp to handle. To soften the scars. Until the broken works in a new way. How too to bring back together The tears that are unseen Catch the wind as it shreds Everything apart once more. How to remember not to hurt. The freedom of breathing with… Continue reading Heal
Drop it. The things that are carrying me. Drop it. That thing that separates me from the ground. Drop it. That fear I am afraid to give up. Drop it. The mountains I put in front of myself. Drop it. The burden of comparison. Pick up Lightness Grounding Courage Perseverance Confidence.
A word there. A thought here. A phrase. A turn. Sometimes, they come together Sometimes, they scatter like pebbles thrown in a pond, Leaving only ripples of memory With my fingers sifting through and trying to gather thoughts Like cupped water. And who can read water?
The wound on my right knee still seeps. A small trickle, but it reawakens the pain every time a new drop leaves. I walk on. The pack is heavy. Filled with all the things I think I will need when I get there. When I get there. There is a blister on my left heel.… Continue reading Journey
I pulled. She did not move. I pushed. She stayed still. I shook her. Called. Cajoled. Enticed. Anything to awaken her. Exhausted myself trying. And in my dreams she arrived. When I walked away, she followed. When I was silent, I heard her whisper. And so I let her be her. Image Source "Sleeping Muse"… Continue reading Awaken