Poetry

The Dance of Life

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/snow-capped-mountain-under-cloudy-sky-711177/ The death of a moment can break Your heart It can remind You all that was And it’s gone Life on this planet can seem cruel With all the little deaths happening all at once Only when we have time to reflect upon them We can see life Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Space

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/full-moon-illustration-713664/ Go into space Through time and waste Get to the core Of knowing The most powerful place In the midst of space Laced with the wisdom Carried by the instrument The Staff of Truth Wield it You must Through the cusp Of old structures Frigid beings With Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

We Are

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/rocky-mountain-701362/ We are all fighting something, somewhere Fighting to stay alive Or fighting to get up in the morning These are very different fights But we all have something inherently in common We Are all Human It’s during hectic times like these in the world we and I Read more…

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Poetry

Looking at Pain

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/landscape-photography-of-mountains-covered-in-snow-691668/ The way we deal with pain must change It just has to when we want to become more whole, mature human beings There’s a great probability that all of us in different moments in our lives will experience This type of deep longing, sadness or even emptiness Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Keep Going

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/astronomy-beautiful-clouds-constellation-355465/ What troubles Your soul? The belonging Of which You have known Growing Although not complete Is a journey Towards discovery, forever Incomplete Dear God Look into my eyes and see The strength and perseverance I am a good boy, You must see Torn still by the temptress Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

To Men and Women

Image source: https://pixabay.com/en/woman-tiger-fur-predator-cat-254538/ Look deeper Always look deeper To come into more knowing Emotion is shallow Feeling is deeper Knowing both is equally important Here is where thought enters The knowing To go even deeper Women are not straightforward The mind cannot possibly solve this equation You have to feel Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

The Sweet Whispers of Winter

Image source: http://www.freeimageslive.co.uk/free_stock_image/winterwoodland As the quietness of the winter descends It’s a good time to look within To see if something speaks to You more loudly A rowdy thought perhaps? Not to say that this is the only time to ponder what torments the soul Oh no But when the outer Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

A Scary Proposition

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Kumna village, near Keila. Everything that I’ve ever written I have written for myself Every poem, all the teachings They are for me It’s very selfish You see I’m learning as I go here It’s trial and error Pain and joy Disbelief and hope Read more…

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Blog

On Death

Image source: My private collection. Tallinn, Estonia. If You continue to look at death straight in it’s face You will break regardless If You happen to experience the bright side of life on some days In between this constant dying There might be periods of lighter existence But don’t be Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Coming

Image source: My private collection. Somewhere near Viljandi, Estonia. What if we find a new way to be? Will You trust? Me? What if we learned? While doing? Safely? Can You thrust Yourself? Through open doors? With me? A plea To find strength and forgiveness To learn while coming together Read more…

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