2015: A Year Of Goodbyes

When the end begins
say goodbye
to all regrets.
To the “yes
you never said.


Don’t feel bad
for mistakes
you need no longer make.
You’ve committed them all
if that’s even possible.


Adjust your sails
trim them tight
the ocean’s wide
allow its depths
to swallow
begotten sorrows.


Behold magnificence
almost in sight.


Cut all ties
to your sorry past.
If nothing more
just be glad
it didn’t last.


Ever mindful
eternally grateful
for what has passed.


Belong to no one.
Gather together
all the pieces of you.


Tattered bits
unwanted parts
scattered in the winds.
Accept and embrace
they were you.


Make whole
the holiness
that is you.


Renew
throw wide open
all the windows
leading to your heart.
Release her.


Make all your faces fit
the you
you hardly knew.


Resist the need
to rekindle ties
which no longer bind.


Make room for new loves.
Somehow
they do exist.


Create pockets of passion
allow them to blossom
in intoxicating fashion.


Conform to no one.
Compromise with nothing.


The year of goodbyes
is almost over.
Dry those tears.
Confound your fears.


Behold thy future:
Dazzling!

Valentine’s Debt

Dateline: Maryland, USA

Clearing A Path For You
Clearing A Path For You

What I owe now
I do
Only to myself.

Torrid past paid for
Mistakes made right
Shadows brought to light
Debts deleted.

Even fleeting
Allow loneliness
Aloneness
Long overdue.

Precious moments
Pleasures sublime
Muted conversations
Only sacred space
Can bestow.

Where the giving is free
Allow for receiving
Just as naturally.

Illusions define you
When you deny honesty
Its proper due.

Time is not a friend
When you can’t comprehend
Agony
Gnawing at your core
Emptiness
Knocking on your door.

Happiness happens
Past thunder and rain
Trudging through all that muck
Feet clad
Each step glad
Knowing I’m moving
Ever closer
Inching nearer
To the me
That’s in you.

Behold the nth wonder:
Us
Together.