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

Being Humbled

Image source: http://www.wallpaperup.com/560643/Seasons_Winter_Mountains_Snow_Trees_Rays_of_light_Sun_Natur_rustic_farm_house_barn.html There’s something truly magical About a man being humbled By his own bullshit, wounding His shortcomings as a man That man slows down He moves with grace He listens with care He loves with an open heart He becomes a vessel for God to shine through The Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

A Mighty Grip

Image source: Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. Have You ever known pain? Pain the size of a hurricane? It grips You into it’s mighty grasp The only thing that will carry You through this Is the knowing This too shall pass The feeling lost years ago Memories of it still last 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
Poetry

The Witness

Image source: Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. When You move into life fully It becomes a paradox You can stand in Yourself And be in great pain and joy at the same time Walking among people Feeling disconnected and beautifully held It all changes and stays the same As You slow Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

A Leap of Faith

Image source: Estonia, Lääne Virumaa, Obja village. Private collection. What a leap of faith Dying In one way or another Surrendering to life to that extent That You seize to exist Just pure flow Death of all the identities Structures It takes a skillful and wise man To give himself Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

The Merger

Image source: http://ainove.com/landscapes-with-trees.html The knowing of pain Will not take it away Getting familiar with it Just increases the sheer volume of Your discomfort But it wont get rid of the agony You experience Oh no You have to treat Your pain like You treat Your lover Slowly discovering the Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Surrendering to Life

Image source: Private collection I imagine the lonely nights That You spend yearning for the light Something to take Your mind And change it the way You’d like There is only one way You can do that To be with Yourself fully To really feel what’s there for You In Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

I Want To

Image source: http://www.onlyhdpic.com/images/Collections/hd-pics-photos-abstract-3d-passionate-love-wallpaper.jpg I want to love You baby Through thick and thin I want to hold You baby Me pressed against Your skin Melting of the hearts Into one Even when miles apart I can feel You under my skin I feel so much love for You my darling Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

The Road to Freedom

Image source: http://www.meh.ro/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/meh.ro11593.jpg To be in these moments Where the silent whisper of despair Comes out In the form of a scream The pain so deep It cannot possibly be real The world seems so heartless The moment itself sacrilegious How can this be? Why can’t anybody else see? The Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago