how you fall

photo-1424746219973-8fe3bd07d8e3would you choose to know
take a different way
select varying paths
to help time stay

make clean decisions
know how you leave
count down the days
have a lifetime to grieve

understand that your dreams
could mean nothing at all
no life to devour
for you know how you fall

become intimate with reality
catch a glimpse of fate
avoid blissful ignorance
live life –but always wait

concede there is an end
to this, this, this!
all that it has been
and all that you’ll miss

 

By Jennifer A. Fifield
Image from Unsplash

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takes away the sting

bigstock-Retro-Travel-bus-with-vintage--53481223feelings of remorse
wanderlust or
abandonment
that homesick feeling
is soothed upon hearing
the waves dance
and the seagulls sing
it eases my mind
and takes away the sting

 

 

 

Jennifer A. Fifield

Image: Bigstockphoto