I seek something greater A life of energy, joy and passion Owning my mission I want a richer life than simply chasing empty ambition.
The night speaks to me It’s sound echoes through silence Passing through damp leaves
Easy to get lost Gazing into the future If the compass lost
I adore Rumi. The wisdom within his poetry has long guided me. Within this small line: the importance of faith. Not necessarily directed toward any particular diety. Simply regarding our community. Our futures are unknowable until they become our past. Even then meaning slowly gets gleaned. I live with a dangerous mindset: desiring to understand […]
And there you go. My smartass commentary on the evening.
Though late I am not sleepy I sit here, listening Rain falls upon my roof Forever, it seems, I’ve loved that sound
This night’s emotion As I seek tranquility Buried within fears
I walked under street lights The cooler air brings darkness earlier Looking up, between Orangey/Yellow globes Through the furry firs Upwards amidst these Bright blue and white ghosts Of my childhood Where I would Drift through the cosmos
Summer’s moving to fall Teachers brewing coffee Preparing classrooms My wife awake before me, coffee ground, french press timed. Classroom preparations, lesson planning and coordination, so much effort this last week before school starts back up. Forget the thermometer, this shows the season’s change.
Searching in the dark You’ll find love hiding In the corner Impish grin upon Its face