i cling to this life with determination
boldly seeking the right directions to take while some moments require reflection other times swift and decisive actions
i trust in the wisdom graciously shared
and my savvy rightfully gained it leads me to side-step making poor decisions those which would leave me flailing and without support
i am confident and fortunate
moving forward with staunch efforts to achieve progress and healing so that only love resides within me
until late into the early morning
fixating on the plights and victories of the past rolling sceneries over and over in my head savoring what went right and things swerving wrong
overcome with the feels of discovering truths
not evident in those moments the efforts in times of my silly, ignorant youth unfold before me as i ascertain what escaped me before
the truth of who i am is discovered
i ask myself bigger questions
as i near my end trying to predict what will remain into eternity
will i leave a legacy of uniqueness
perhaps inciting social awareness or just gracing this world with beauty
my hope is positive contributions linger on
being touchstones for future greats through impact, influence, and inspiration
for i know my aspiration
shaping dysfunction into being unimpaired has to mean something
a path unchartered
multitude of outcomes choose your time wisely
I am always working on my mind, body and Susi.
Inspired by Sadje’s What do you See #61
momma told me to shut up
shut down be seen not heard
never changed her course me fighting against it challenging always
eventually giving in
becoming what she and others wanted evolved out of myself
great mentors life experience i finally listened to the voice in my being
You live in me, so
deep I neither hear nor see, but know – you are there. You have been there from the start. In the gaps I feel your pulse.
I hear you in the
deepest silence, you are the heart of my spirit.
links us all together like hearts beat together.
The Witch Within
We are by Goddess
blesséd, she who lives within; wakes the witch in us. Reconnecting us to our roots, chakras and ancestors.
has been a poet since 2002. She originally used poetry as therapy after losing her younger son to heroin. She now concentrates on her blog: ©TheVixenOfVerse and will publish her first anthology in 2021. backfromdarknesstolight.com
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only through tragedy
is hard won resuscitation earned when the netting of pain and clouds of sinister motives lift then joy easily filters back in settling and surrounding our once wounded essence
a deep sigh of relief
accompanies this return to peace the torture of held in and poured out tears whether recent or distant, they are left to the past the present beckons intentional breaths of inhaled calm and renewal ushering in a return to the land of the living
…we begin again