Monochrome

MMC- Travel

And she walks
she climbs higher and higher she can’t help but notice
her thin breath the vast expanse
the calm in her step after remarkable step
she can travel beyond her limits
outstretched within the escape of her life
as she knows it and the one right in front of her
at the apex between her breath
coming and going she will glimpse at the truth
that she is the only one
holding herself back (more…)

Seeing Differently Challenge-15 of 15

And again it comes in waves and roughness
in quick and steady
there is no denying
no hiding it just is and so am I
knowing the winds will carry this
too by and by at some point but not today
and as long as I can recognize
the truth that I am not alright
but I am with love and alive
so I will be
I am okay with the view outside
in the brewing life fought storm
today (more…)

The Long Way

Stretched out and lengthy there is
an endlessness that intrigues me
my eyes wander
to the farthest reaches and my mind stops
counting my steps I eventually realize
this step this view this feeling
this weight this time is most (more…)

Hope on the Horizon

There is hope in a view
such as this the warmth of the sun the quiet smooth mist
the in and out of the effortless
tides the waving brush celebrating an arrival
to a point where one can see what is expected
of how far reaching
our efforts are encouraged to keep up
where the skies are inviting and the fresh air is sweetly calling
us to be our best to be myself
to be you oh I could marvel staring at all that is beyond
waiting for us ready calling me close and when I am ready
we will continue on (more…)

Seeing Differently Challenge- 6 of 15

What is the beat to your life
what is the hum
in the background moving you
along are you busy so busy you are afraid
you might fall down do you run
from moment to moment with panic in your step
climbing an invisible ladder toward
more regret with so much clutter
and noise you can’t see the sky and the colors growing muted
with each new to do loaded on (more…)

Look

Take it all in the ugly
and the exquisite the wild
and the tame the vastness and the minuscule
it is all looking at you
embracing your faults insecurities
unknowns and truths unquestioning challenging making you see
roots into the sea under the ground stretching
beyond this planet into the unbridled universe (more…)