Torn

Maybe if you are very sensitive, Mourning must tear you apart, And fling the pieces far away, Leaving you broken for a time, Difficult, defensive, vulnerable, fragile, Until enough time passes for the ground of your being to Become fertile again in darkness, To draw its’ precious nutrients into your heart, To fill your emptyContinue reading “Torn”

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Wanting mind

The wanting mind, always present, always asking for things, so many things. Intricately entwined in our DNA, our genes, part of survival, instinctual, incessant. Comprehending it is relatively simple, but hearing it, the ceaseless nagging of it, wears away at any state of contentment. That is it’s job, to keep asking and asking for thingsContinue reading “Wanting mind”

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Defying gravity

The tide of your breath rises and falls; the ventilator, the moon, that gathers and  releases it. Another night in the hospital. Me by your bed, gazing at you and remembering, as you lay sleeping and dreaming your dreams. Memories come to me in silken images. You; in navy, rubber rain boots, the blue powerContinue reading “Defying gravity”

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