Poetry

Here I Sit

Image source: https://newevolutiondesigns.com/25-free-nature-hd-backgrounds Here I sit Faced with this pit Of loneliness I got to show some grit! Tired of living as they see fit Bit by shame, lit by fame I say nay! I admit I’m afraid But I’m Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Rings True

Image source: http://www.nationalpools.net/faqs/faqs.html Rings true Around the blue moon There is no escaping our own doom Need to face this gloom Soon, hopefully by noon I will be done with this monsoon Ian Altosaar

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

This Is Surrender

Image source: https://chakracenter.org/2013/02/24/4330/ As I grasp the sadness of this moment The impermanence of everything knocking on the door This is good sadness The kind that reaches down deep Gently caresses My insides Just for a while the time around Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

A Bigger Man

Image source: http://1fotonin.com/WDF-2047022.html Sometimes I wish I was a bigger man Not percolating here in the sand But is this what makes a person grand? Being out there making stands? Damn, feels like I’m on remand Or am I just Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Tulips

Image source: http://wallpapersrang.com/tulip-wallpaper/tulip-wallpapers-full-hd-wallpaper-search-page-13/ Tulips are low On the fields of gold They too are bold Unless it’s cold We are told To dig up holes Pinch our moles Quietly grow old Do You fit this mold? Do as You’re told? Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

The Trail

Image source: http://iliketowastemytime.com/2012/08/19/daily-wallpaper-nature-trail The trail that is laid before me Of longing, holding Deep sense of everything that’s inside of me Caressed with gentle love Presence that reaches deep Even my feet, steep into me I feel Heal and field Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

The Road From Shame

Image source: http://www.1366×768.net/natural/8968-sosny-doroga-les.html Stifled with a sense of shame I’m fighting My battles with Myself Perceived pain is pain Crumbling slowly My mind and my body My ego, my sense of self Is being rewritten Bitten by the special bug Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Power In My Belly

Image source: http://fractalenlightenment.com/33769/life/the-relation-between-the-sun-and-human-consciousness It’s been such a long time, since I saw You. Seemingly nice, polite I hide in plain sight Time has come, to fill up my lungs And speak my lines, in time Pull aside the childish tries Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Still Waters Run Deep

Image source: http://hdwallpaperspal.com/mountain-landscape-hd-wallpapers/ The depth of You swallows me up I can feel You wanting me I can sense You wanting me to catch You You’ve been waiting for this all Your life Just hoping, longing Now we’re here, the Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

The Scent

Image source: http://www.wallpaperup.com/621334/landscape_nature_boat_lake_spring_Mountains_forest_trees_snow.html You smell like soap Like fresh handmade soap The good kind, the kind You can only get from fancy boutiques The scent of if lingers in my nostrils But it goes deeper It reaches my core, it Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago