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

Coming Together

Image source: Photo by Kaique Rocha from Pexels https://www.pexels.com/photo/brown-wooden-framed-glass-window-675685/ Tired and a little sad Don’t worry little lad You are not that bad Surprisingly glad, enough to drive me mad Look at the sadness and pain around You More than just a tad Overwhelming at times Would like to not 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
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

Sit With My Fucking Soul

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/relaxation-sitting-reflection-statue-46177/ I’m sitting with my fucking soul I’m listening intently what I have to say I’m praying, praying for something I yet do not know I’m living in the unknown, the not knowing is enough to drive me mad It tingles underneath my skin I want to surrender Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

An Honorable Meeting

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/art-black-and-white-close-up-horse-415983/ As this day comes to a close I’m sitting with something Something that truly is inside me so I just want to sit with it Be with it, no fuss Just me and my presence Slowly finding our way to each other We bow to greet Honoring Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Heartfelt Desire

https://www.pexels.com/photo/mountain-surrounded-by-trees-with-snows-691569/ A yearning for coming together Calling, creeping under the surface The not knowing Is what kept it growing Coming into my own sovereign Means foraging in the depths of my being It involves clear seeing And deep feeling Heartfelt commitment To myself and others That will carry the torch Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago