Approaching the future with great expectations.
I don’t see failures, only lessons learned.
Ambition and passion burn brighter than fear.
Everyday that’s survived is another stripe earned.
He lifted me up,
She taught me to shine beauty,
when asked who I believe in
I replied, “both.”
and was outcast by the mass
for my refusal to choose.
be your Self:
know your Self:
experience your Self:
fulfill your Self:
yesterday I wouldn’t have thought twice
about what you thought of me.
but it seems I’ve grown a concern of some sort.
one that inspires reflection on my words
and examination of my thoughts.
concern about how our interactions affect you.
you see, I do care.
regardless of what I say, or what it seems.
I do care.
I tapped myself on the shoulder
until I got my attention.
then I finally turned around
and realized it was you.
the more I grow, the more I lose.
but what I lose I don’t need anyway.
worry is offered but I refuse.
like autumn trees letting go.
the saddle became uncomfortable.
ride was long, not to mention lonely.
and the beast itself constantly needed to be fed.
I never arrived where I was going
and it was hard to smell the flowers with my nose up in the air.
so I swung my leg over and prepared for the mile long dismount.
back to earth, touching down.
and bid goodbye to my high horse.
I either want to get to know you or myself.
whichever comes first.
because I’ve decided, that being your likeness,
your mysteries solve mine
and my quirks are clues to yours.
I question myself sometimes.
I don’t always get an answer.