Superficial Heartache

via Daily Prompt: Superficial You say “yes” then you say “no” You say “stop” then you say “go” Tell me.  Which way do I follow? Yes?  Go?  Stop?  No?   Emotions are not superficial things They are deep, vast, true and fragile Love, indifference, hatred, passion; give the heart wings What is it you want?  Why…

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Parting of the Ways

via Daily Prompt: Focused You say that where my life is going is wrong You say that I am selling myself short and deserve more I have it all, can be it all so you say; but I am headstrong Hearing you go on and on about what you don’t got is such a bore You…

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Rebuilding

I wanted to alert all of my followers, I gave myself a present – an upgraded site on WordPress.  Once I figure out the design and get it the way I want it, You’ll be seeing posts coming from there. Oh, is this going to be a project….  

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Beauty in the Eye of the Storm

via Daily Prompt: Crescendo Hurricanes dancing Spinning round to a crescendo Power Danger yet such beauty It is my hope that there is little loss of life to those who are fleeing Hurricane Irma in Florida, now Category 5 status, and set to rival Hurricane Andrew in size, power, and ferocity.  My prayers go out…

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The City

As I return to the city, I see the lights of the skyscrapers above Who is inside?  What are they thinking?  What are they doing?   It makes me all the more curious as I step off of the bus and see the doves I see another tall building.  And another.  And yet another.  I’m…

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Mind Over Matter – A “found” poem

I did not see this one coming…honest. I was focused.  My commitment was there.  I was writing every morsel down. Then, it hits.  Emotion Mind starts speaking to my Reason Mind. War has begun – the cravings have started. The mindfulness tug-of-war has taken flight.   Wise Mind has vanished. To regain my balance, I must know…

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The Journey

As I sit on my deck, sipping tea; relaxing My mind is wandering, drifting, going back in time My mind’s eye sees the journey I’ve tread; healing then relapsing Like a drug addict who thinks they can handle “just this one time” But only to discover, they’re back in the darkness; collapsing   I don’t…

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California Dreaming

Being born and raised along, what I believe is, among the most beautiful places on earth, the Western Coast of the United States – more specifically, the coast of the State of California, I became complacent and took this beauty for granted.  Only two seasons – rainy and dry.  Sunny days for much of the…

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Destruction With Language

It’s not often that I have an out-of-body experience while having an argument with someone.  What I mean is that I can actually separate myself from ME and the other person in the middle of the argument and see both sides, feel both sides, hear both sides, comprehend both sides….but also, know that someone is potentially…

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