Lizard Eyes

Glancing to the sideshe gazes at the world of now Looking upward he watches  wild geese puncture the grey skin of alate November sky Ahead he detectsacceleration to the grave Blinking black eyes,shiny with moistureespy layers of lifewith no tears of woe Inspired by the Twiglet #307 prompt, “lizard eyes“ Photo by Selin Sahin courtesy … More Lizard Eyes

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What You Will Grieve

You will grieve suicide, murder, and other tragic events You will grieve nothings, and wrongs, and even being a survivor You will grieve confusion, and stages that you will go through, anger, and time when you need to begin again You will grieve work, your incomplete past, doom, and the future You will grieve recovery … More What You Will Grieve

New Arrivals

From my mourning deck, each day at dusk I watched her emerge from a dark hollow in the ancient oak. She journeyed across the yard, climbed a sturdy elm, descended again and journeyed toward the park. Odd journey, I thought, why not go straight to the park? One evening she added a new facet to … More New Arrivals

No Boundaries [haibun]

No boundary exists between happiness and sadness. It all blends together. Every happiness holds within it, the sadness of its impermanence. Every sadness holds within it, the joy of its impermanence. Just like every birth holds within it, the death that is sure to happen. And every death holds within it, the birth of transition … More No Boundaries [haibun]

Restart

Stop clinging to the disbelief Stop clinging to the grief What has not happened yet is no excuse for doing nothing now Don’t let me wait too long, Dear One, It’s time to dry my eyes Arise from my recline Put on my coat and go out into the world It’s time to live the … More Restart