Month: May 2019

Transient

Leave a comment
Poem

Transition into sleep Waking up eyes sticky Moving through the day As if I owned it   Transitions—in and out Of awareness At night At day   Transitioning into togetherness After breaking free Not so much transition More elemental force   Breaking free Thrown together   Liminal spaces In between The hours, the days, the weeks In between all of us   Are we seeking to arrive?  

Be relentless

Leave a comment
Poem

Relentlessly optimisticRelentlessly happy Give into your sadness with all your beingAnd let it run, run, down the river Give into your joy with all your heartLet your inner child embrace life again Give into your anger with all your mightLet it rage until your knuckles bleed Give into your love with all your SelfLet it grow, grow until it leaps onto others Be relentlessIn living this life of yours Just one ruleDon’t destroy anyone else […]

Seven Sins Surfacing

Leave a comment
Poem

Watch out for your righteousness It can turn So very easily Into self-righteous adulation Of ego Watch out for your lies Your hunger for power Can turn your win So easily Into a loss you cannot predict Watch out for your hate It poisons your soul Each day You feed it Until the darkness has swallowed you Watch out for your greed Your need to own To have, to stuff, to fill You never know […]

I hate you

Leave a comment
Poem

So much For all the grief you cause For all the pain I witness This pain is yours to carry This grief is yours to hold This hate is your burden May it come back to you And you alone Until you learn to love (Begin with yourself) May all of those Who you have tainted Be free Be seen Be strong Let go And heal

What is a meaningful life?

comment 1
Poem

You meant well? I mean what I say? But a mean streak Works just as well? Meaningful engagement? The means to an end? What does it mean? What do I mean? I mean to you? I mean to myself? My life means to me? Just a finite pearlstring Of events my brain categorises Into a meaningful story? But is it meaningful? This story of mine? These random encounters Carefully planned? And I am simply the […]