Updated: Aug 18, 2020
I’ve spent a lot of time with me.
Precisely 578,160 hours in my life so far
Witnessing, experiencing, denying, distracting
Learning, loving, playing, waiting and sleeping.
I reflect on who I am often
As I sit in silence and watch
What images dance before me
Or wait in the emptiness.
I reflect on who I am when I hear
Questions of seekers curious
To understand why life threw
That curve ball and landed them there.
I reflect on who I am as I watch
Plays and movies and shows
Wondering who the actors are
As they depict someone else.
I reflect on who I am as I gaze
In the mirror looking at the
New wrinkles and sags,
Feeling the tiredness.
I have let go of a lot of
Pain and loss, heartache too,
Stubborn stuckness, resentment,
Jealousy and envy.
My agenda still has items
To release, to watch and to achieve.
My inner eye is still keeping tabs on
Finding balance, meaning and love.
I’m grateful for my lack of interest
On things that pull me off balance.
I recognize the patterns that
lead me nowhere but down.
I bathe myself in inspiration