aging · life · poetry · writing

Silent, Age

Youth flaunts her truth
serious in convictions –
that eternity exists
that words carry worth

Folly naturally succeeds
break down – inevitable
the opportunity to learn –
silent, age considers action.

(Image mine)

life · memoir · poetry · psychology · writing

Still Travelling

Travel  East
in search of self

Half family extends
unexpected warmth

Is my identity here
with stranger-brothers?

I contemplate pausing
surrendering to other

But this is sleep-walking
the distance still remains

Journey has no end
till soul has purpose

and wisdom relieves
the wounded child.

(Submitted for Eugi’s Causerie weekly prompt:identity.  Image shows an old house with wrap around porch in monotone.  From my personal collection.)