Wednesday, December 28, 2016

year out

the years so quickly
yet for the end of
each day,
the minutes await.

it goes for those
of us who pray
or those who
choose another

what will be as the
hourglass spins
the earth on its axis
on storms from

will the mysteries
that follow
the path of unknown.
tears empty hearts
for sins we atone.

we sit on our haunches
poised for the battle
our questions  not asked
or unanswered
dull sabers, not rattled.

the sun spirits call us
we open our eyes
a new world waits
filled with joy and

and in that moment
of clarity sublime
and near
we sit quietly thankful
that we are still here.

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i am older than dirt and proud of it!!!! i have managed to incorporate my eternal 60's nation spirit with the high tech 21st century world. i am an artist/writer, who dabbles in rhyme, and, sometimes, reason. my passions are my husband, who is truly the wind that ruffles my sails, animals rights, yoga, the beach, waking up in the morning. i find inspiration in too many things to list, and far too many more to remember. i have added sketching, watercolor painting, and photography to my ways of expressing joy and gratitude. from living with a chronic illness, i have learned the beauty of each day, and treat each as another sun salutation, and another chance. P.S. all painting, poems and photographs are my originals karen Lyons kalmenson