Poetry

The Waiting

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/abstract-background-bright-clouds-207130/ I don’t know right now And it’s okay Today I’m not okay with the not knowing And that’s okay too It might be to soon? Though it is the full moon Feel like I can touch You with my fingertips Feel You in front of me Maybe 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

Vastness

Image source: Photo by Kasuma from Pexels https://www.pexels.com/photo/night-sky-view-134074/ Wishing for clarity and a sense of ease To be held in the most loving way Seemingly to be touched by God By me, by something mystical outside of me That I quite can’t grasp, as well as the vastness Of the Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Today Was A Good Day

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/view-of-black-trees-and-sun-237273/ Today was a good day Although I woke up in pain I was again reminded Life’s about the little things Known smell of a towel from a place I love Jumping in lakes, connecting Hugging, playing, surrendering It’s about looking at the sunset Feeling like I belong, 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

On The Mend

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/ancient-architecture-building-castle-208309/ Swiftly moving under the surface Overwhelming in nature Once allowed it seizes to exist It’s freedom, freedom from myself Angrily tired, it takes it’s toll Roaming my body, taking control I say nay! I’m here, I’m taking a stand! It overpowers me with ease All I can Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Keep

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/sea-water-ocean-dark-656/ I have this feeling of letting go Of trusting, surely it will flow? The truth is, I don’t know Maybe to trust, let go and then I will know? When pain is deep and the descent seems steep What will it take for me to keep My Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Together

Image source: Photo by freestocks.org from Pexels https://www.pexels.com/photo/love-couple-sunset-sunrise-40525/ Just simmering on the top Of my heart’s glow Love that can breach Lowest of lows And the highest of highs Love that can never dry up If watered with care It will glow, like a beacon For the people to move 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 Truth of Me

Image source: Photo by Evelyn from Pexels https://www.pexels.com/photo/painting-of-a-person-swimming-underwater-822608/ The depth of me makes me cry So beautiful inside I take myself for a loving ride Tenderness is at my side Knowing myself so deeply So freaking sweetly Takes time I will do it discreetly My heart is flickering Like a Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago