Burned The Bridges

We burned the bridges

And boats,

Left them in smoldering cinders

Upon the shore.

 

We can not return

To the time,

The place

The home we knew.

 

The river of time

That we crossed,

Flows on,

Unstoppable,

Raging.

 

We can not

Swim upstream,

Backwards in time.

We chose not to

Swim against progress.

 

Now we’ve come to a place,

Without spirit,

A Place unnatural, and new,

With no rules.

 

Can we survive?

Can we find harmony?

Or will we lose ourselves

In the machine.

Will we remember love.

untitled #2

So it is P.A.D. (poem-a-day) time again, and until this becomes my job, my job is my job, so I will post as much as I can. Let’s start with this entry, and we will proceed from there. Hope you enjoy.

 

 

I am still here,

For now!

For a moment,

A twinkle in the eye,

Of the Universe.

An atom, among

Uncountable atoms.

There is more

Than this shell,

This slow-moving

organic miracle.

There must be breath

and consciousness,

There must be more.

There must be light

and nirvana,

A place beyond,

This place,

A dimension

Of grace and awareness.

There must be a place

For my head..

In the universal clouds.

Thought upon thought,

Drawing us closer.

A plane

Where we are we,

And not what we see.

Snowy Mists

Where are you

In the snowy mists?

I can no longer

See you.

 

My mind remembers

But my eyes get lost

In the snow.

 

You are gone

And we move on.

Yet we always wonder

If you know….

A Sketch

dreams die with age

A Sonnet?

I am trying on a new style of poetry. I should say that it is new to me but quite old in its original form and, that form is the Sonnet. I guess there’s nothing else to say so with hope, away we go!

 

I love you more than I see you capable of.

I empty my soul; sharing all I am, freely.

You share, what you share, unequally.

She adores me, but it is not love.

 

I know I am heart and soul: caught!

I feel like you are only lightly tied

A balloon held by a child wide-eyed.

Perhaps there is a lesson to be taught?

 

I know my love, you will come to see

That a happy, loving future, is what will be.

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