Tag: emotions

The Light and the Drum – A Poem

This year has left me changed. I feel like I’ve lost my way and I’m no longer sure of my direction. The shadows have tried to claim me, yet I have found moments that shine despite the dark or even because of it. The… Continue Reading “The Light and the Drum – A Poem”

The Flutter of Leaves and Birds’ Wings – A Poem

It happened so casually this time. Whenever I walked, the shadows would follow me. There are more of them in the sunlight. I could hear the flutter of birds wings though there were no birds around me. When I got home, I was startled… Continue Reading “The Flutter of Leaves and Birds’ Wings – A Poem”

Words of My Own – A Poem

I’m looking at the water within me. It is a storm that wants to overtake me, pummel away at the foundations that I have built, the balance, the stability. I have a fleeting moment where I want to give in, let the water overtake… Continue Reading “Words of My Own – A Poem”

The Lady Made of Light – A Poem

*For Rachael, with thanks for the joy you bring and the lessons you taught me. Happy Birthday! I’m wandering through the forest. I can hear the whisper of the trees and the moon is shining down upon me. Following it, I find myself at… Continue Reading “The Lady Made of Light – A Poem”

The Weight of Water – A Poem

I’ve been trying to make sense of a world that no longer speaks a language that I understand. All around me, there seems to be nothing but chaos and havoc, mayhem and unsettled hearts. Even as I look at the world and try to… Continue Reading “The Weight of Water – A Poem”

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