Reaching the Summit

Scaling that peak The one looming Seemingly within reach, Around the next corner Until you look up And see there is still more to go Much more Hitting a wall Slumping down to the pebbled ground You take a drink of precious water Breathe deeply Gulping in the thin air Retying your shoes And risingContinue reading “Reaching the Summit”

Still Room for Joy

There is still room for joy Amidst the weeds Of violence, disease, and hate There is still abundant room for joy People still fall in love Birds still sing and chirpWater still bubbles and tumbles Over rock laden stream bed Clouds still grace the robin’s egg sky Leaving wisps of lovely as they fade awayContinue reading “Still Room for Joy”