What’s It All About?

Aging well

Is a matter of
Harnessing & honing

The resilience
Depth of character
And
Beauty of spirit
Within

As
Physical attributes
Without
Steadily decline

Finally realizing
And
Embracing

It’s
What’s inside

That has kept us
Afloat
All these years
Anyway

 

Inspired by Daily Prompt – Enlighten

Magic Wand

Wish I had a magic wand
Always keep it strapped right on

Wave it once or thrice a day
Melancholy kept at bay

The trials of life imbued they be
Weighed down until no longer free

Doubts within begin to grow
Circumstances take control

Dark of night closing in
Gone is past future’s dim

Look at the flip side of the coin
In contentment all can join

As each new day dawns fresh morn
Hope eternal stands reborn

 

Inspired by Daily Prompt – Believe

Solitary Confinement

Find a place
An empty space

With no one near
Or media in ear

Purge mind of chatter
Bid adieu to Mad Hatter

Dump dissonant din
Embedded within

Take personal license
To gorge on the silence

Welcome closest of kin
Nature back in

Its melody sweet
Laid at your feet

Your soul to renew
As fresh morning dew

 

Inspired by Daily Prompt – Priceless

Lost And Found

Out on the street in search of me
Who is it I’m supposed to be

Into dark of night
Torn by inner strife

Craving meaning in life
But no answers in sight

Long shadows jumping
Hollow heart thumping

Self-doubt lambasting
Soul fragile from fasting

Voice in my heart
Shouts stop playing this part

Cease senseless searching
Cast off self-made hurting

In plain sight
Concentrate on the light

Residing within
Where it always has been

 

Inspired by Daily Prompt – Adrift