Poetry

Losses

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/beach-clouds-dawn-dusk-262325/ Every loss affects us Big or small Material of physical The time it takes to move on Differs from moment to moment When the waves come crashing on to the shore All You can do is see what they have in store The flow of them will Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Stillness Within Madness

Image source: Photo by Sebastian Voortman from Pexels https://www.pexels.com/photo/action-adventure-aerial-aerial-shot-312105/ Patience is key You see and I see The mind comes in a hurry That’s when I need to stay sturdy Just sitting seems fitting Being and waiting This all looks like an appropriate setting If only I wasn’t so damn Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Tailor Made

Image source: Photo by Fancycrave from Pexels https://www.pexels.com/photo/accessory-bobbin-close-up-clothing-355148/ Remembering the feelings I wanted to have, sad But with faith I stand here I’ve failed, been made Staged a comeback Without having the faintest idea I’m already part of a tale That’s bigger than me It is me, see I’ve been Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Care

Image source: Photo by Brandon Montrone from Pexels https://www.pexels.com/photo/house-near-lawn-field-and-mountain-cliff-769972/ Tenderly observing Me and my buddy The road wide and curvy The company warm and cuddly Footing sometimes soggy Taking steps conveniently To find a different story Take care of myself peacefully Running and harvesting Looking at the hay being cut Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Glory

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/rain-pouring-on-glass-window-734785/ I sometimes feel powerful And sometimes powerless Life has its way of showing Me everything I am withholding The rain drops slowly On the window Peaceful knowing I am growing Cause rain is tenacious It cannot be stopped It comes and it goes It cleanses and sweeps Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

I’m Done

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/classic-equipment-hammer-industry-618151/ I see clearly now I feel Myself in me It’s strong, yet malleable Like iron It endures, cures, holds together It melts, forms anew Fiercely forging within me I can feel it at my core The clinging of the metal rattles my pores Heat turns into warmth Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Everything That Used to Make Me Feel Alive Makes Me Feel Dead Inside

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/adult-alcohol-bar-bartender-274192/ Everything that used to make me feel alive Now makes me feel dead inside And then I realized It didn’t actually make me feel alive Just amplified the emptiness I felt inside It made me feel more of what was already there With no one to share, Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Blog

Wounds

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/abstract-antique-backdrop-background-129722/ We are meant to go in the direction of our wounds on occasion. This will open up more doors and shine light on to them. The results might be so and so, no one exactly knows. The thing to keep in mind here is to understand balance. Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Windows

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/architecture-bridge-buildings-canal-534077/ I am my own companion Looking into windows Don’t know those people They seem to have a good time The pain rips through Self inflicted pain Ideas of how things should be Deemed bad by me Just sitting with myself now I’ve been down this road before Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Home

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/astrology-astronomy-dark-night-376706/ Take a look closely now Or better yet, a silent bow To Your own life Carved out with the knife Over a long period of time The amount of sadness that road holds Is only surpassed by the joy when arriving home What’s so painfully obvious Is Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago