Indomitable

Fickle, I am –life cycles catching meunaware, unstable – Lessons I appreciateopportunities to expandheart…mind… But this isolationthis carrel-based livinglimits perspective Still, I try.

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Resilience

Purpose – much coveted despair-driven – has returned. Energy – motivation to proceed – building Willingness – once vibrant now constrained – resists. Chasms – loss created unparalleled – require bridges. Purpose – discovery born enthusiastic – persists. (Resilience first appeared here in October, 2018.  I submit a slightly revised edition here for Ragtag Community’s […]

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Spirit Stands Strong

Progress – seldom linear – tosses me into unexpected decline – stranded and incapacitated. My son – with labour-hardened strength leaps to my side, steadying me and I feel the fear in his caring grip. My daughter, ever compassionate, reaches out for me with horror-filled eyes as my body crumples onto the bed. My husband, […]

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Losing Ground

In corners, I scrounge – resilience fading; hope, it seems, is sleeping. Living a quarter life, even ascents depressed; dubious that alternatives are worthwhile. Walls would suffice – once dreamt of co-habitating with abundance, now housed with constraints. Age losing preferences, counting worries either way.

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Resilience

Purpose – much coveted, despair-driven – has returned. Energy – motivation to proceed – building. Willingness – once vibrant, now constrained – resists. Chasms – loss created, unparalleled – defy bridges. Purpose – discovery born, enthusiastic – persists.

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Love Cycles

Who instigated the abandonment? It’s an ugly question – manifests pretensions – both sides righteous, blinded… when the rage subsides faith will intervene, and acceptance – a milestone, will springboard recovery, victims voices gaining clarity, intent amended, launching into love once again.

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In Desperation

We are seekers, wholeness our quest – turning to experts for answers, praying for a cure fearful of the unknown; prefer following over charting a new course – passengers positioning ourselves for salvation grasping at clues, losing ground, plummeting – bottom, they say, is where the healing begins. We hitch ourselves to hope – know struggle as […]

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