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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

The Kingdoms of Men

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, near Rakvere. When You allow the fullness of Your being Death becomes okay Now You have experienced everything You have ever wanted And all of Your hearts desires Are here I’m here Echoes in the chambers Of Your kingdom The prince is crowned Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

In the Presence of Grace

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. During times of deep reflection and sadness There are only a few to count on To look and seek guidance from It was meant to be this way You were supposed to figure it out on Your own From the reflections Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Between the Two

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. You see Young warrior Death and life are similar in a way All You can do is surrender to them both There is no other way Truths are written between the two You are complete now And so were those who Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Kingdom

Image source: My private collection. Gran Canaria, Spain. The perception Of a never ending cycle and feeling Can, in itself, be devastating Gut-wrenchingly heartbreaking I have no other way through it But through The mind builds castles and strongholds Facing them, being them, perceiving them Until I crumble and have Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Go on

Image source: My private collection. Gran Canaria, Maspalomas Dunes. Waiting for it Wanting it all Dazed, with clarity above all Mixture of emotions Sharpened by the mind I sometimes gaze upon death I feel it pierce through my veins Knowing that it will leave me Before the end of my Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

A New Dawn

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. As I’m sitting here And the sun is about to rise I’m looking back at The fires that were lit somewhere Down the line There a churning in my stomach A fire is burning An energy rising I feel a certain Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

In Death

Image source: http://www.zastavki.com/eng/Nature/Mountains/wallpaper-43616-0.htm Death has a strange way of giving life to new perspectives They always go hand in hand If You taste one, You have one foot in the other That’s the nature and cycle of life It’s a terribly soothing concept Death In all it’s glory and power Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Ask and You Shall Receive

Image source: http://www.paperhi.com Ain’t it funny? That we can feel so depleted and weak And so full of strength at the same time So eager to meet each other and yet disconnected from ourselves? This world is filled up with paradox The juice of the mind It’s squeezed out of Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

The Knowing

Image source: Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. In all of life There is only one true knowing That will bring You to Your knees in an instant That will humble a man so deep in his own bullshit, he has forgotten who he truly is Death is only an instant away Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago