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Long, Rough Ride

11 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments emily2u

I speak but you don't listen You hear yet may not understand; Words I use seem too deep To comprehend somehow.      You do but I did not ask I ask but you do not do; What I want you can't give But give what I already have.      How this will pan out...

Fast Times at Church

10 Sep 2021 6 minute read 0 comments MarvinScottMarvin

People are talking about intermittent fasting again. It's something that I always have done without thinking about it. Since childhood, I would go without eating for a day or two. Sometimes I didn't feel like eating. Sometimes I just forgot. Seriousl...

Story of an Insomniac

10 Sep 2021 1 minute read 2 comments emily2u

Laying in bed Waiting for sleep   To overcome me.      I hear the clock strike   It's midnight again   Still my eyes wide open.        Mind thinks of this that   Like a busy highway   Of tasks in the morn.        Tired is my body    Yet I can't rest...

When Travel Resumes

9 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments emily2u

Sitting by the window seatI look out to the puffy clouds;Far in the horizon they beckonDreaming of the day travel resumes.Hop on board in a heartbeatFly somewhere there are no doubts;No delay even for a secondLet not anyone otherwise presumes.Where d...

The Fire Is Blazing

8 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments emily2u

The crow of the rooster Signals the break of dawn; Ready or not, it's a new day Stretch my back, stifle a yawn.      Go through the morning routine With eyes half-closed; Start brewing a pot a coffee To calm headache like nerves exposed.   It's time...

Ancora - It's still

6 Sep 2021 1 minute read 10 comments Duvinca

È ancora domenica ed è ancora estate, fa ancora caldo, possiamo ancora goderci il bel mare, così, da vicino... guardando fisso il blu e pensando a cosa ci porteranno i prossimi giorni, dove andrà quella barca, oppure dove mi piacerebbe andare con ess...

Gloomy Days Ahead

6 Sep 2021 1 minute read 4 comments emily2u

The days seem long As I slog and hustle; A throbbing head I nurse  And aches in every muscle.   Through this tough life I live Searching for its meaning;  There can't be just work and work With so many challenges I'm dealing.   My days ahead still gl...

A Kindred Spirit

5 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments emily2u

Lift me high, never let me fallI've given you my all, and I mean my ALL;Protect, treasure, love meIt's not too much to ask, don't you agree?While the days past were bleak and sadI'd like to think life will be better, at least a tad;When you shine a l...

Off to the Highlands

4 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments emily2u

Run ... run across the lavender fieldArms wide open, flowing hair;Free as I bird I finally amBreathing in the freshest air. Sipping a hot drink, eating scones In the horizon undulating tea plantation;Green as far as the eyes can seeFinally here at my...

The Day You Leave

3 Sep 2021 1 minute read 6 comments emily2u

As I stand here rootedWith tears streaming down my face;Through the blurriness, you become smallerIn my heart just an empty space. As 1001 questions course through my mindThat I will, unfortunately, have no answers to;"WHY????" I can only screamWhat...