Posted in poetry

Poem

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magic time found a way through

my portals of space

it is shiny inside my pleasant caves

nothing to worry about in here

all is quiet and calm now

let it go no matter what they say

or how they may think

because it’s all in your head

 

red sunset casting silhouettes

upon the trees

i miss the tree that once grew with me

we were friends and companions

but that time is gone

so i must be moving on

feel that yearning to fix the gutters

of my mind

wishing to be driving

on the mother road

 

 

 

Posted in Therapy

The Ways I Can Love Myself More

A LIST

 

Daily meditation practice

Taking care of my feet

Spending time making good coffee

Enduring challenging exercises and seeing results in the mirror

Forgiving others and myself

Letting go of friendships that no longer serve me

Taking vitamins and eating healthy

Color in my adult coloring book

Play the guitar more (take lessons)

Save money and travel somewhere new

Laugh at my mistakes

Smile more daily

Observe nature more (the sky, the stars, birds singing and the majestic trees)

Spend time alone without any computers, phones and even music

Go for a walk

Talk to myself in the mirror (daily affirmations)

Compliment myself

Read some poetry

Write a love letter to myself and mail it

Go to bed early

 

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-we ALL need to be kind to ourselves

Posted in happy

I am #alive and #happy

Random things I have done during my lifetime:
Gone on a blind date
Skipped school
Watched someone die
Been to Florida
Been on a plane
Been on a helicopter
Been lost
Gone to Washington, DC
Gotten an autograph from someone famous

 

Swam in the ocean
Cried myself to sleep
Played cops and robbers
Recently colored with crayons
Sang Karaoke
Paid for a meal with coins only
Done something you told yourself you wouldn’t.
Made prank phone calls
Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose & elsewhere
Eaten Rattlesnake
Written a letter to Santa Claus
Been kissed under the mistletoe
Watched the sunrise with someone
Blown bubbles
Gone ice-skating
Gone skinny-dipping late at night
Lay down outside at night and admired the stars while listening to the crickets
Seen the Statue of Liberty
Traveled by train
Been horse back riding
Gone to Disney World (twice)
Truly believe in the power of prayer
Ridden on an elephant
Been in a parade
Been water-skiing

Been snow-skiing

……to be continued

Posted in Memories, poetry

If Only…

HAPPY

If Only…

i could accept the changes of my life

I was a little boy again riding my bike through the woods

there was more time to fix the broken heart

the trauma and stress went away

I could sleep longer

i could meet up again with old friends

i could handle the suffering

i wouldn’t become unglued so easily

I could embrace mental illness with open arms

the explosions were less severe

I was stronger

the summer never ended

the Fall could last forever

Winter never came

the pain would stop growing

life was simpler