Where once the salamanders Came to crawl and make their beds Along the flowers beneath the windows perched On cool summer nights Soon to be plucked and carefully set upon The dewy grass. Now there are but biting beetles, Buckthorn trees that shout loudly like used car salesmen when they see an easy mark, Dried … Continue reading Where Once the Salamanders
So the day has passed And now I sit Contemplative Resting in the comfort and stillness of the night air Watching As shadows move across the ceiling above As the walls hold strong in their resolve to remain I listen To the gentle sound of the wind And can hear as well Passing cars Laughter … Continue reading The Hum of a City Waiting
The outcome of the daily weather does not depend entirely upon The gusts of wind which carry over the oceans and seas From the turning of the Earth And the centrifugal force of its incredible mass Rather There are the most minute imperfections Movements Of beasts and of individuals That shift the balance ever so … Continue reading The Flapping of the Smallest Feather Wings
There is time For pressing forward For strength And there is time For rest.
Our flaws are what make us who we are They help to build us into the person we are meant to be Sometimes We just need to see our flaws for what they are And embrace them Turning weakness into strength Turning fear into understanding Turning adversity into opportunity Without flaws We would all be … Continue reading Towards a Greater Success
As we begin another year We must look back At what has already passed As well as ahead Towards what may still come to be Recognizing That though many difficulties have stood in our way We have continued nonetheless. There are so many paths forward And each one of them is filled With pain as … Continue reading May We All Be Blessed
Now that a new day's sun has come at last Now that the shining dawn has come And then passed Tell me Has your strength returned Or do you feel the same As you did The night before?
I do not have the strength Tonight Perhaps when the morning comes at last
Believe In something In anything I believe That there is nothing on Earth Stronger than the power Of believe Believe In yourself Even when others do not Even when it isn't easy When you feel like giving up I believe In you In your ability To overcome Whatever challenges may arise Believe In those who … Continue reading Believe
When the storm is over And deep blue skies are beginning to break on the horizon It would be easy to believe That there is nothing left for you to do Other than to wait Hopeless and defeated Until the next storm comes through But it is in these moments When the worst lies behind … Continue reading When the Storm is Over