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My hand
is clenched,
gripped tightly
with the thoughts that
bind me to the past.
It’s packed with old assumptions
and regrets.
It tightly holds beliefs that bind
and limit life and lives,
my fears of being seen,
of shining.

I turn my hand around

and let them go.
And in that braver choice,
I leave the room
for goodness still to flow.

 

8 thoughts on “Blog

    • Caroline December 7, 2017 / 5:50 am

      Thank you for dropping by to say that <3

  1. Halfie August 2, 2018 / 4:02 pm

    Is the Devil on your shoulders
    with your heart in his hands?
    Which ear hears him hatching
    the most sinister plans?
    Laugh loudly but keep listening
    you will hear Angels sing
    of the love in your heart
    and the joy they will bring
    Yet how d’you know it’s the Devil
    with these sinister plans?
    Who was on Davids shoulders
    when he took that sling in his hands
    and lifted 5 pebbles instead of Sauls sword
    to take on a giant,with all his faith in the lord.

    • Caroline August 8, 2018 / 8:00 am

      Great poem, Dan

      • Halfie August 26, 2018 / 5:16 pm

        Thanks, Caroline. Poetry Wednesday?
        Miss your wee blog each day…catching up
        on your poetry now…golden autumns catching
        up on us too. Get a blether with you Wednesday. 😊😊

        • Halfie August 26, 2018 / 5:19 pm

          Darkness meets the light
          Somewhere in the wilderness
          Summer fades away

          • Caroline August 26, 2018 / 8:13 pm

            Brilliant haiku 🙂

        • Caroline August 26, 2018 / 8:12 pm

          Yes poetry then 🙂 looking forward to hearing your new paper noises poem 🙂

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