Part 2: Smoking Words

Photo by Rafael Guajardo on Pexels.com I drag on the words that you utter like a chain smoker pulling on a lit cigarette. Blowing circles in midair that send loose lips spiraling into a distant sea. Your vowels are ashed on the cusp of me. But I take the burns and watch the gray matter … Continue reading Part 2: Smoking Words

Surfs Up

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Roll with the punches Tread water through the tears Bounce with the sways of laughter Smile through the brevity of complex years Easing into a steady peace That erases the power of fear Yes, in life the unknown is present here Yet time goes on And those weaken by the … Continue reading Surfs Up

Looking For Reasons

Photo by Ono Kosuki on Pexels.com The reasons we trust are varied and few in-betweenOvercoming feelings of isolation and heart breakFor a tomorrow that shines brighter than yesterdayYou are blue sky to me The moving white clouds of hopeful ecstasyYou are the warm falling rain on worn rooftops Thoughts of you bleed into my dreams … Continue reading Looking For Reasons

Move Now, Relax Later

Photo by NO NAME on Pexels.com Just move. There will be a time for rest. A season to relax. Wrapped within a moment to breathe. But until then... scoot toward the stretch of cobalt, orange and red horizon that lies before you. Forming over the tips of rocky hills, knowing that triumph awaits you still. … Continue reading Move Now, Relax Later