Unexplored Lands

Searching For a purpose For a reason For the right companions   Struggling To discover To endure To adapt   Fighting A culture A habit A changing world   Discovering New joys all around me New worlds to explore New love for my surroundings   Serving With my knowledge With my wisdom With my gifts [...]

Old Friends

I release it all The guilt of past deeds The embarrassment of failures Missed opportunities Awkward moments no one noticed Trapped inside Too long Be free, old friends Dissipate into the atmosphere Catch the solar wind Travel far from here My mind is as quiet now Like the cold vacuum of Space Cautious confidence slowly [...]

Hopeful

Warm enough to forget the snow No howling wind or frozen ponds Trees green with life Insects on the prowl Embracing the season before the deep-freeze Soft sunlight strikes the landscape A calmness permeates the senses Even a storm cannot shake this change Delayed in recovery It returns to its center Breathing gently Confident of [...]

Blizzard’s Breath

Changing pressure all around me Even sheltered from the force It comes In spurts Growing The sound fills my ears The howl permeates the thick walls I cannot escape Slamming against the face of the building  Whipping through the spaces My indoor environment shutters and shakes Creaking wood Strength is tested Resolve exposed Sudden silence [...]

The Steady Beat

Unassuming machines are these Escalators climb the building, slow and steady Creating a rhythm Elevators spring into action with an inviting tone An automated mail cart rolls by with ease I can rely on these mechanical colleagues They are consistent I'm not so sure about the organic ones...yet The stress lingering outside cannot get past [...]

Frozen Fog

A dense fog engulfs me  Frozen in place by the chilly air  Blocking my view of the landscape  Motionless  Guarding the earth from the sun  Blocking warmth  Lingering past midday  Stubborn  Structures hidden until the last moment  Mighty buildings held hostage  Creatures approach cautiously  Intimidating  Silently in control

The Adventure

Into the void as my delayed flight bursts into the darkness. Above the earth at frightening speeds, ascending into the clouds. The pinprick of lights from small towns and metro areas. The blinking white light on the wingtip advising observers of our presence. We jostle during our decent, the ground approaches slowly. A soft bump [...]