Keeping up

Do you ever feel like you can't keep up? Like the world has sped up And you turn your head and whoosh…   Another day Another dollar Another night Another bother   And it spins and circles And faster it moves As our legs start to give out As our minds we start to lose... Continue Reading →

Waking up

When you wake up in the morningThat moment that arrivesWhere you body and mind openEven before your eyes And the inner world of last nights dreamsThe thoughts of yesterdayOr maybe 10 years ago it seemsCome flowing in to play What day is it today again?When do I have to rise?As I catalog my have tosHave... Continue Reading →

Is that our kind of love?

Is there a way we must awake? A deep commitment we must make? The steps we know that we must take To dive in deep to true loves lake The kind of love we won’t let break The kind no circumstance can take When God decides to up the stakes The love that makes us... Continue Reading →

Whispers

The most important lessons Come to us in whispers The sweet breeze across your cheek Signifying a presence A reminder To stop And just pay attention All it takes is a little focus On the present moment For as long as it takes To find your life It’s doesn’t exist in your thoughts Or emotions... Continue Reading →

Choices

I don’t need to drink I don’t need to cry I don’t need to live I don’t need to die   This is my task This time and this place It may not be easy It may not feel safe   I can decide What path it will take I can choose to be true... Continue Reading →

Don’t forget

Don’t forget to tell me All the things you want to say All your stories of your life How you fought to pave the way How you made it to the light Where love and kindness live How nothing is forsaken And you have everything to give Don’t forget to tell me How the water... Continue Reading →

Girl, you’ve got it good

Walking out of the fire As your past burns down Looking only forward As the flames lick your heels They tell you you should be afraid Because fear is a team sport these days But girl, you’ve got it good Stripping off your clothes No hiding what is real Still standing tall As the wind... Continue Reading →

The ocean

The waves roll on to the shore like the thoughts roll through my head. They flow in, then recede back in to the ocean Sometimes they are calm and soft Spreading silky smoothness Over the landscape Other times they are violently crashing Leaving shattered debris on the shore And pulling back and up to toss... Continue Reading →

Broken eggs

The pull of the familiar The voices from the past They are only dreams now While they bring back a feeling, A twitch in your neck Where fear kept a nest Of eggs with shells so fragile A simple smell could break them open Look closer still. See that they are empty Just full of... Continue Reading →

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