To Live Is to Be Brave

In a world of nonstop doing Where worth is measured by accomplishment Clocking in and out of consciousness Half-awake in a monotonous trench, We berate ourselves for dragging our feet Rising up in the wake of a million defeats Putting smiles on a hollow and weary face Giving energy despite the inner displace. No amountContinue reading “To Live Is to Be Brave”

Riding the Wave of Grief

Such a minuscule reprieve A blink of relief Before the wave of grief rises again Blindsiding, capsizing, crushing from within Dissolving our freshly-paved resolve To finally be rid of the pain. While you catch your stolen breath While you release those captive tears Remember the pattern of waves: To rise, to impact, to retreat. ItContinue reading “Riding the Wave of Grief”