Poetry

The Path Yet Unknown

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/clouds-dark-dark-clouds-darkness-416920/ Darkness follows the path yet unknown It reappears and it’s gone And it seems like we have nothing to show for it Go ahead, go for it Creation The sweetest and cruelest lover Time with it under the covers Will leave You smothered It reappears and it’s Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Live

Image source: Photo by Oleg Magni from Pexels https://www.pexels.com/photo/brown-church-896754/ Live by the stars and God Follow the light Harness Your right To be a sovereign being It takes some time When death speaks to You Listen When life calls Your number Take action Let Yourself be broken But become whole as Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

A Good Death

Image source: Photo by GEORGE DESIPRIS from Pexels https://www.pexels.com/photo/white-and-black-moon-with-black-skies-and-body-of-water-photography-during-night-time-748626/ Fear Sometimes has a gripping effect on the mind Body and soul As if it is nature’s way of telling us Hey, not so fast, there’s a certain depth You need to go through first Becoming present with it Is a very Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Your Own Death Can’t Possibly Await You, It Actually Longs For You

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/person-holding-match-stick-with-fire-in-front-of-candle-with-fire-159436/ It longs for You to arrive You’ve taken huge strides Living Your life Now it is time to die The coldness of which You imagine it to be Can only be surpassed by the warmth of this experience You see, when a part of You dies It Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Within Me

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/black-and-white-cold-fog-forest-235621/ I want to get out of my skin So uncomfortable, so delicate the sensation Unbearable, yet there’s nowhere to escape Just sitting here with all that pain I meditate and meditate Is this the only way for me to live? Otherwise life seems like constant discomfort Sharp Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Dying

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/clouds-dark-dark-clouds-darkness-416920/ Remembrance of yesterday As if a part of me is dying And all the memories with it I find Myself gazing out the window a lot these days Watching the leaves play Crows say hey They remain a friendly reminder to me That every day begins anew Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

The Mind

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/blue-calm-dark-darkness-414582/ As I slip into the sweetest of darknesses My kind can fathom I get a sudden sense of deja vu Have I been here before? The energy with which it speaks Is a familiar one The heart knows As consciousness is about to break once more As Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
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

Wait For

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/ancient-architecture-building-castle-432812/ Sometimes There are no words Words just aren’t enough No one to sing You praises Only the sweetness of Your own tears Separating You from total despair And pure bliss I cannot speak I cannot feel Only what seems like an insurmountable amount of pain The access Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
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