Life…sometimes when you turn it upside down, it changes everything. For instance, when something within me dies, I can become more alive! It may seem like a contradiction, yet for me when I write is all about reading between the lines. I love writing about polarities and so when I write a light poem, it may seem dark. With poetry, what you receive is what you perceive. Light, dark, death, life? You can read this poem from beginning to end or line for line turn it upside down and read it from end to beginning. Continue reading
These are the words one of my clients recently said to me as I visited her in the hospital. This blog is about her perspective and answer to that question. Continue reading
How often have you wanted something to change in your life? Perhaps, like me, you have shouted out loud…” Something has got to change!” If you’ve found yourself shouting these words or similar ones I am pretty sure you will appreciate and relate to this poem about change.
I threw my hands into the air wanting my life to change
Give me a glimpse of something more than I’d been seeing!
This was all I seemed to say
and all I wanted was to be happpy
I wasn’t even sure what I was looking for
Yet, I thought I knew how I would feel when life was different
And suddenly it was.
Change. Not at all what I expected!
Was this what I had asked for?
and it was rather scary that CHANGE seemed to be in the drivers seat
It was me in this runaway car wanting to stop,
to turn and go in another direction
You could say I felt surprised and out of control
it was all an illusion
And then I realized something about change
Change is always happening
Sometimes in ways I don’t see coming
Nothing ever stays the same it’s always moving
and so when I throw my hands into the air feeling life’s frustrations
I don’t have to ever doubt or wonder if the change that I am seeking will happen
It will. It always does
I come to see that change just comes in different colors
A surprise gift that’s wrapped in blue, not green as I had hoped for
But as I accept this gift of blue
potentials I never dreamed of are waiting at my door
New experiences of change that are delightful
Yesterday my life changed
Today it’s something different, new
and I never knew I even wanted this gift of gold until it was here
beautiful, brilliant illumination shining like the sun
Confident in my vulnerability
I won’t regret what I say when I speak from my heart
Even though it might seem weak to someone else
…I know differently
And when we dance
there is no need for pretense
Who follows or leads is unimportant to me
it’s more about the flow between us
An effortless connection
Are you willing to remove your clothes?
Bare your soul
Dance to the most beautiful music you’ve ever heard?
Live and love and not be afraid
when YOU dance naked at the masquerade?