day 276

breeze hints of fall with its brisk kiss summer lingers on heat losing potency signally the change of coolness en route i dig our toes in the sand again 10.3.17

day 275

gather my forces of skills and conviction sharpen my blade for battles to come strength my cause to cross the great water so rapid it flows shall sweep me away tie down my sail until calmer currents guide me ahead to prosperity 10.2.17 [Image Source]

day 274

replenish in the soft of morning, children sigh deep in sleep time is slow, no need to hurry all my thoughts are mine to keep in wondering, i watch the sunlight play its dance upon the trees of life in flux, so ever changing i lose the wants but love the needs…

day 273

rains beat down, rivers rise, i’m caught in the stubborn storm just flotsam swept along i feel the wind sting like whips prodding me, to take this journey i know i must, so far from the warmth of what i know. 9.30.17

day 272

commence the struggle youth contra wisdom definition of self growing without uncertain within still a boy, dirt behind his ears, height of a man, heart of a child my love is always bound to you 9.29.17

day 271

trees part the path dividing the sky joined in the earth they are apart defining their choice towards the sun 9.28.17

day 270

underwater i swim to a far off shore where mangroves spread roots reaching deep to anchor them tall sun warms my back as waves lap my toes with outstretched arms i greet the sky 9.27.17

day 269

cast off the stitches that no longer serves me untie the binds that now must release for this webbing i’ve woven is knotted in memory time has entangled but sheltered me clearly 9.26.17

day 268

i ache from all demanded push to grow beyond myself a night spent consoling the throb off all that cannot ease plus doubt that still pervaded between the lapses of my rest 9.25.17

day 267

i build the fire the air flows free from toes to crown i feel my chi 9.24.17

day 266

stretch and strengthen this form i bear that holds the stress of time and as i lengthen sprout leaves, stand tall expand within releasing all tension 9.23.17

day 265

in the night, squid ink dark sleep fled, mind full of thought unrelenting conscious wrought of all i’m yet to embark rest had left me bare and cold i shiver in my hopes for more the warmth of two, love endure night wanes, day soon unfolds succumb to wake, i try to…

day 264

in times of lack, we find our faith a tether to hold onto this lack, a thirst when water’s gone, deep darkness after lights go dim, or when the phone forgets to ring we navigate in rivers dark in hopes the monsters will take flight and all our fears are just misplaced…

day 263

we seek in the dark for what we feel our floors listening to all that’s felt blindfolded we see what’s been dealt with mittens we grope for what is real radar turned off, stumbling blind unsteady in dream of a future fate hope that change has not come too late wary of…

day 262

i near this age so grand in size my youth, i feel cloaked in disguise, sights and sounds not to forget, hearts that ache without regret; though i’ve seen so many years, i wake each day free of fear, full of love for all that’s new, eyes wide open to what ensues……

day 261

i am the watcher peering through the trees, taking stock of everything i see; a mind never dormant, always one step ahead, a heart never quiet, always hoping to be fed, those i encounter, always asking to be led. 9.18.17 [Image Source]