Category: Psychology

Given to Forever

that pseudo immortality, that scarcity of appreciation that knack for grand displays, of waking hours spent, unfettered, in ironical worry for the bygone oblivious to a coming end in the great eternal commonality photo and poem © by DC Lessoway

Quietly Beautiful… My Canada

born in her ninety-seventh year how I’ve seen her strive, fail, grow leaders great, lesser, petty tried their stamp, impress their will yet she shined though it all her people, from the spirit of aboriginal humanity to the immigrant seeking, hungering a better, sheltered,…

My Relation to Food

brings the tired day to an end reliable for comfort, placates, brims the void, gives distance to old scars, known and unknown bides time until the next feeding till at a distance, via a 500/day 46 day regiment does clarity find my heart, mind…

How true flight feels

(See this link for the music: J.S. Bach – Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major BWV1007‬) first draw of bow to string, that root note runs down my spine, seeks my heart, then I’m lifted, lightened, worldly burdens fall away, as a craft…

Through the Cinderblock

  My shadow seeps along, breaking no lines This, my stealth, in plain sight A singular cloud in a parched sky Fading away, defiant to a willful sun I watch, reach for the joy as it passes by Hear the laughter, smiles, giggles of…

Repose Found

days and weeks and moments rushing, continual, perpetual burdens decisions with consequences decrees with vexations crushing, keeling temper till this, place silent but bird song, the obliging zephyr close the eyes, senses, urges reset emotional touchstones regain tranquility, solidarity of mind, body, soul ©…

Crack in the Door

my breath, nearly held in the silence true engulfing starless walls burdens heavily my shoulders at times, a tormenting ache at times, a distant pang perhaps some faulty cerebral wiring brings on the gloom the isolating funk leaving me stymied fuming, at times, angry as to why, to what…