Stillness

Stillness I need days like today   Quiet Dark Raining Cool   Pain surging through my lower back With every little move   So stillness is the order of the day No frenetic activity No urgent motion Just quiet sitting listening to the waters flow Just listening to the heartbeat grow Toward a restful anticipation…

Meander

Meander Don’t assume that everyone is as unfulfilled as you are Don’t think that normal is your own Don’t believe that every wish upon a star Or every seed that’s sown Becomes the thing you saw it to be Sometimes it’s more Sometimes it’s naught Sometimes a drought Sometimes a draught   However things turn…

Monolith

Monolith Running laps around the carousel Blitzing at American Dream speed No time to think of why Just churn out numbers until I die I run straight smack into a monolith It suddenly appeared right in my way So massive, so resolute So beautiful I hit so hard my mind just stopped cold I feared…

Choices

Choices Too many choices now I could spend the rest of my days Searching for everything that is nothing Toys, games, vacations, wares Clothes, phones, mutual fund shares I don’t even have to get up from the couch I can sit here like a leather slouch Consuming all that comes into my orbits Yet there…

Mountain of Smoke

I stand at the base of the mountain of smoke No thunder, no fire, no trumpets Just stillness, quiet, wind In the distance soft An ancient flute begins to sing Just stillness, quiet, and wind And the sound of God walking in His garden The opportunity rises again Once again I am given a choice…