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

Smile Anyway

Photo by Pok Rie on Pexels.com We once sat on the shore or maybe But that time has passed And a fresh tide washes sand off the soles Of sun burned feet Running against the strong breeze There is no looking back No questioning yesterday Only forward movement Locked eyes fade to subtle glances Broken … Continue reading Smile Anyway

Keep Laughing

Photo by Godisable Jacob on Pexels.com The pain may hurt you. Your friends may see your struggle and desert you. But laughter is the best medicine you will ever find. Because it makes the day bearable when the clouds form overhead. It makes the tears taste like bitter honey. It makes the hot coals turn … Continue reading Keep Laughing

Calf

Derek Harper licensed under CC-BY-SA 2.0 The food lives not It was cut from the root Drained of it substance It breathes no longer Seeking sunlight no more It's days of grazing ran short It's freedom to roam cut off While the world turned The breeze blew Days went on While life was taken to … Continue reading Calf

Girl Child

Photo by Marta Dzedyshko on Pexels.com Girl child,  Don’t you talk too loud  Men don’t like a woman yelling  And carrying on  Only lite words that reek of diet soda Can come from your lips  And eat a little less  Watch your hips You don’t wanna gain too much weight  Don’t ask questions only do … Continue reading Girl Child