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Where Art Thou?

Findest thine the soul of self
Buried in dept of solitudes
Where thou art in peace of mind
Tranquil to heart’s beat to life

The somber breeze passes not
Yet restest upon thine being
As forest’s leaves sing praise
Symphonic in combined pieces

From the moon to stars
The outers of space
Crickets chirp to night’s delight
To darkness that is truly not

Ocean’s seas pondereth waves
To orchestrate a solstice peace
Yet another player for thine
To bury thyself in solitudes grace

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Away From You

Away From You

Days Of The Mind

My most recent days have been focused on things around me. My mind is being filled with the events of the days in appreciation for what has become a part of my life in some ways. That covers such a wide span of categories I now I can’t cover them all right now.

I have been taking pictures of clouds hanging above us. Looking at them and noticing they are as close as the wave of my hands above my head. The different layers of what looks like cotton balls or stretched pillow stuffing across the sky. At the same time I realize what it would take for me to be in the same area as these pieces of nature make their way through this space in time.

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The trees that block our view from things we want to capture in memories, photo albums of the mind. Those same trees giving us shade, shielding us from the heat of the sun that hangs in the heavens, providing more than just light and heat…giving the sustenance for our lives.

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Noticing things we take for granted as simple as a light pole…that seems such a part of our surroundings, we don’t even see them anymore…as significant as they are.

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So much has become of our world that simple things are insignificant anymore. The many doors that blot our journey, contain changes in our lives. Many doors will go unopened…waiting to reveal a shading tree, cotton masses in the sky, a star that is placed at the perfect spot for this planet to thrive. Just a moment….a space in time….for the days of the mind.

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My Heart Did Beat

From the very beginning unbeknownst to me

My heart was cheated, my mind dashed to shreds

I knew not at all, unseen as the ghost

Your words spoken, time over time over time

My heart did beat for want of love, it did

My soul did swim in fields of dreams

It swam to the beat of love’s deceit

Dauntingly you preyed on innocence

 Stripping the heart that stood before you, over time

You cared only for you, loving only you

Taking my heart’s beat, for love, my soul

Your eyes did hide intent to bare

Unloving kindness, you beast!

I saw not over time what you were

Who you are

For my heart did beat for love

Your lies graced my being, tarnished my soul

The air about filled with your stink of deception

Time over time, you unruly beast stayed

Because my heart did beat for love

Whispers tickled, reaching deep within

My mind swirled in dreams to the beat

Deep to the beat of wanting, not knowing

Your true intent to think only of you

How I wonder, could this be so long

Time over time, in this space of time

I missed the hint as it fluttered by

Was it my choosing to do so indeed?

I am now a shell of what I am, a hollowed frame

Stripped to the core, my now mindless soul

Empty, but wanting to feel

Love’s true beat in this heart stained blue

Each beat now aches with painful beats

Echoes through a loveless soul

You have taken, never given to me

My need to feel, to know the love

My soul hungered for, years over time

You slothful beast uncaring in greed

To be who you are, to have no soul

Go away! Come to me!

For my heart wants to beat for love

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