Among the shadowed symphonies
Where music and light
I spread my wings
Where darkness plays with light
Defining and everlasting
Radiant and boundless
Without imagining or wishing
They held each other close
Like a blanket of stars within the sky.
She wanted to tell him of her love
But her words were like prisoners
Held down under her tongue
Unable to escape beyond her lips.
As he released her warm body
His presence faded
Into the cold mist of the evening.
Her words melted and flowed
Down into her heart.
And the only thoughts
That escaped her mind
Was that she loved him a long time ago.
I am feeling quite blessed and grateful as I celebrate the publication of my first solo poetry book called “Collections of a Sound Mind, Volume 1.
Many souls have touched my life as I know it. Some have passed by and taught me lessons along the way. Many have moved on since then; leaving remnants of shadowed memories. There are others, though, who have shared each step of this endless mountain that I have climbed and often stumbled upon ~ only to start again as painful or glorious my path has been.
They have encouraged me to move heavy boulders and loved me unconditionally when I didn’t love myself. They have shown me how to embrace the smallest of sacred moments and to believe that all things are possible even in the darkest of times.
With this, and those words I have yet to find, I dedicate my book in loving memory of my father, my mother, my encouraging soul mate, my inspiring son and all those who have inspired my heart. Without your unfailing faith, love and confidence while walking with me, I would not have been the kind of person I am today.