What does it take? Everything. All that you have. All of the time. Here I sit, trying to justify. Rationalize. Make peace And you - there. No heavy lifting. Eager to accept anything I say. I almost feel bad, If it weren't for the hole in me where those things used to go. So, I [...]
Today is December 20th and I will be back in the swing of things in exactly 14 days. Between now and then comes Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. And if I am being honest about it, I am not really in the holiday spirit. Having been off work for the [...]
Are you a phantom? Sent to remind of me of past sins A figment of my imaginings perhaps? Here to curse and swear Are you the ghost of what could have been? What may still be? Or, are you but a shadow? Long and reaching, when light is spilled in the darkness [...]
Reflections on a month that flew by too fast and a goal I felt slipping away
My Dear Sweet Briar, Lately, I can seem to get you off my mind. I have been dreaming of you. Bittersweet dreams. Dreams that, at times, drape around my shoulders like a thick blanket. Warm and heavy, I find them comforting. It is in those times that I forget. I forget what it took to [...]
It's steep. Quite steep. But with your help, I think I can make it!
Solitude and independence have brought me here Alone Along the way, no questions were asked Not one And here we stand, at the edge of the cliff All the conversations we should have had pressed into this moment It is unfair to put this on me We have had a lifetime to address it You [...]
Isn't it? Yes! Staying positive is key!