Tagged: struggle

Some call it struggle, some call it battle, fight, dance, ride, leap, laugh. We all label the string of events called life according to our perspective. Here is to struggle!

poem about pain 0

Monster

Poem   Even if I’d set out to intentionally create a source of pain, I couldn’t have done better. Because it never really leaves, it only lessens, Becomes distracted by a leg cramp here,...

follow your dreams poem 1

Smooth Sailing

Poem   The water is choppy, and clouds cover the sky. This vessel between me and the ocean. A few miles back, the sun had shone, and I’d glided along, languid and calm. But...

struggle poem 0

Eyeblink

Poem   The fur around her neck stirs in a puff of chill wind Each hair covered in glistening drops of frost. Her eyes look up as the birds pass by overhead. Their silence...

commitment poem 1

Floating

Poem   Jumping, darting, skipping along Speed and weightlessness No heavy weight dragging me Light with no inertia Casual and free Thrill and novelty Fascination, infatuation, fantasy Dream big, dream wide Dream again a...

Christmas Poem 1

A Karaganda Christmas Dream

Poem   The snow, mixed with mud– Like grey diamonds Glitters underfoot. Presents wrapped in newspaper (No ribbons for us) We have wine and candy Listening to the old familiar songs. I can feel...

Poetry about struggle 0

Waterbed

Poem   To the naked eye, it was a fine mattress. The woman, supine, seemed serene on the waves- gentle and small (it’s only a waterbed, after all.) But zoom in- you may notice...

poem about choice 0

Crossroads

Poem   Great job Looks like it, from here Ending-type colored sky That may point to denouement Those ribbons placed for Quality of win Classy, out of place though Life beginning stormy-like An “I...

contemporary poetry 0

Suburban Perseus

Contemporary Poetry   I spend all my time screaming at walls and watching my prison sink. Circumvented by people I no longer respect, The tears they shed are meaningless like pages devoid of ink. Nothing,...