Then I Remember

 

Windows rattle – leaving me

            with the sense

I’m vulnerable

to the elements.

So much of this life

has left me feeling numb

                        and off kilter.

Now the wind –

the goddess’ breath blows strong

pushing me to decisions, heightening

my awareness of life moving forward.

 

Wrapped deeply within me

            passion still brews;

liquid explosions waiting

            for the chance

to surface – possibilities

            unknown.

I still glance backward, and wonder what if

on those days when stepping one foot further

seems impossible – then I remember

to dream.

 

© Siobhan

01-14-09

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