It isn’t often we can stand
directly on the line where what is and what was
are on either side, a whole day
of acceptance in speaking in the past tense
while eagerly throwing thoughtful wishes

Of the future to all
when we come into contact with this day
before the next year begins
where we sift through
how we have lived a year (more…)



A balance comes seeping in when noticing
the light and darkness together intertwined
neither denied
and both readily defined
where lines of love cross
despair and clouds of hope accumulate (more…)