…And the Sun is Shining Once More

The sorrows that once assailed us and held us in place Are now the sorrows of yesterday Replaced as such With the troubles and worries of today. We have woken so many days Doubtful of ourselves, Fearful of the challenges we know we face And ever more fearful of those we do not, But have … Continue reading …And the Sun is Shining Once More

Every Breath a Step Into the Darkness

Each day that passes We shape ourselves and the world in which we exist All the while Shaped just the same Molded to fit With each new experience a opportunity To learn and grow To discover what it means To be Every breath we take Is a step forward Into a world of shadows Our … Continue reading Every Breath a Step Into the Darkness

You Will Shine

Even the most simple stone At first glance Of little value and without distinction Carries with it a history Rich and intricate Told in striations and composition Layers upon layers Each one unique And filled with memories Pain and sorrow Joy and celebration Captured and displayed without restraint But so easily overlooked At times ignored … Continue reading You Will Shine

Sometimes, All We Can Do is Listen

Life can be complex Even more so when two lives merge Caring for one's self is a burden in itself But supporting another Comes with challenges That nothing else can really prepare us for We try our best In all of our endeavors Acting In our own way With good intentions Each decision Made upon … Continue reading Sometimes, All We Can Do is Listen

Restart (A Belated Response to the “Freedom of Expression” Tag)

I have always loved the rain The way the droplets continue steadily One after another In what must seem an endless free-fall A lifetime of motion Complete with friends and cohorts Allies and enemies Tumbling just the same Down until they can fall no longer Until they reach their violent fate If only for a … Continue reading Restart (A Belated Response to the “Freedom of Expression” Tag)

Under Setting Sun (Three-Day Quote Challenge v2, Day Three)

"We all need to scream and shout at the universe; it creates a shift in energy." - Puzzles of the Soul Under setting sun Leaves curl into themselves And those who love the light seek shelter Closing their eyes for rest Just as those with eyes for the darkness awaken. Whether lit by stars and … Continue reading Under Setting Sun (Three-Day Quote Challenge v2, Day Three)