falling from the sky

photo-1428948304740-392e214d312fan ocean wave
stormed,
a fierce force down,
bringing a rush of worry,
and a hit of regret

this swollen anxiety-
that time
has left thee
behind

a decade
misplaced,
a vital decade,
a time of frolicking
in golden beams

why have I not
been on this beach
enjoying life

why have I, instead,
allowed discontent
to rule

I toss
this discontent
into the wind
this day

as forgiveness,
and hope
can overcome

for really, where else
was I
to go
but down
when falling from the sky?

 

By Jennifer A. Fifield

Image: Unsplash

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