Autumn rose from languid bed, out of her naked repose
alongside my own.
Against the soft light of day the shadows lengthened
around her curves.
She turned to give a smile as her hair
fluttered in a wind that wasn’t there.
Leaning in, she whispered her discontent
with a delicate kiss, cool and crisp
meant only for me.
I saw her truly then,
a desperation sought after,
a sorrow borrowed,
a beguiling mystery to be followed
But eventually lost.
She was my season, my breath
drawn and exhaled so slowly
as to stop time in its tracks.
Yet, she fell away, eyes downcast
always knowing the direction
she would eventually go.
Don’t, I begged.
but instead live in me.
Through all the dark
and the cold to come, and scorching rays
And come back to bed with me.
By Philip Wardlow 2016
I keep hearing we are giving one person like Trump way too much importance. And that it’s only four more years until we have to get rid of him anyways and he’s not the only one making the decisions and blah blah…then why do we have a President if you place so little value on him or her. Answer me that.
One person means nothing, can do nothing, affects nothing….really…so why am I alive?
What do I matter then?
Seeing Trump do a 180 degree turn from how he carried himself in the election will never happen…
He may be a consoling energy to those who voted him but you MUST understand he is the exact opposite to many others..
Where you hated a Clinton Presidency , they absolutely FEAR a Trump Presidency For their family and their friends. Most of his platform was based on keeping those people down and out of our country.
I’m sorry you don’t understand their fears…and legitimate concerns for their day to day lives…but you should start trying to.
This country has been set back…whether you see it now or not. Trumps Presidency will affect you in the negative.
But if you wish to go about your day…saying Ho hum…just don’t complain when he brings agendas to the table that are divisive and dangerous and gets people killed, persecuted, ignored, down beaten mentally, or ashamed,
Pick your poison.
Trump will not disappoint you in that…but he’s only one man, how much trouble can he cause…
I’m sure everything will be just fine.
I am sure he has all your best interests in mind and will do all he can to make your wildest dreams come true.
Trump is seventy years old after all. I am sure his last 50yrs of his adult life was just a ruse and he really is a smart, articulated, caring and wise person for all the people of America…
Yeah, what was I thinking. Its obvious he has been planning this since he was twenty ( palm to the forehead) of course…wow…he’s a genius..
Wee moments stuck in thought
stuck in the thought
of too many thoughts.
Where does life go when you let it go?
Does it strap on sneakers and have a run.
Not caring the road its on.
Well I care for scenic, something with a view,
challenging but not reckless or cruel
to the soles of my shoes.
Mountains peaked, craggy and windswept,
leading to dreamy sittings on precarious ledge,
fertile valleys , dark and deep, muddy and froggy with
all the chirps and burps to be offered in the sun
either draped in shade, or tinkled on
by a rainy day.
What say you?
What do you really say?
As you crouch upon your porch
seeing the world run away?
Ah, you have no sneakers?
A poor excuse.
Grab your slippers, or those
old flip flops.
And simply start out for a little walk.
by Philip Wardlow 2016