Big Ideas

Big ideas cancelled by Little distractions Disproportionate focus Taking up all my time To want to I WILL WHEN These little distractions, these Sandstorms, deposit layers of sediment To obscure the path and the plan To need to I ACCOMPLISH NOTHING Dunes soon form Becoming barricades, a gigantic something I cannot see beyond AND CEASE […]

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Not Quite Shards

Cracked pane, lightning splintering jagged edge to edge Not quite shards, Plates hold Balanced New space created One to many Delicate footing Held fast With hope and Sheer will Not quite shards, Rumbling trucks pass by Rattle the smallest piece Loose A glinting shower Of dreams All shards now And an empty Pane

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Willow

It seems our agreement shifted. And if I wanted to I would. If I believed anything other than the past would repeat itself, I’d behave differently. If I had it in me, I’d be right back on board. But, I don’t have it in me. I don’t believe anything other than the past will repeat […]

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A Measure of Weakness

Weakness exists in the mind of the slighted. You’re weak In the mind of the one who cannot own. I was weak Weakness, the idea of it, is an excuse. Protection against truth, honesty, ownership. Weakness exists in heart of the broken. I am weak In the heart of the lost. They were weak Weakness, […]

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Lit From Within

Lit from within, you clamor with gritted teeth and Tense muscles, still you work to ignore the Distractions pulling at your mind. And What if? Beats you from behind. Rains down. Covers. Darkens. Fills you with misgivings. Paralyzes you with fear. And The ever remaining truth. You have No way to know. No way to […]

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*whining* I scrape out time to barely enough time to participate in #micromondays. This last month, I haven’t been able to do even that much. *whining over*  

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To Choose

When you choose, you are deciding one or the other. No in between. Choose between, pick one or the other. Choose, decide, pick, select, appoint, select, pick, decide, choose. Turn toward, turn away, agree, disagree, consent, deny, smile, frown. When you choose, you answer “Who am I?” And when you answer, you know the sort […]

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