I couldn’t sleep the other night and so I went wandering around Facebook and tried to find some of my friends from the past and it made me realize one thing…. We all are old!!!!! lol.
Older faces staring back
hit me like a heart attack
everyone I used to know
where did you all seem to go?
I click on you and find your name
only your eyes look the same
I click on photos titled: “past”
I finally see “YOU” at last!
The one I remembered then…
An older version of my friend.
I wander through… browsing at the rest
I smile and click “Friend Request”
Hoping that you’ll recognize
Who I am now from my eyes
That’s when I realize what you will see
when you find my name and click on “ME”.
(I was challenged to find the joy by a friend, “Take Light” here on my blog… here is my first stab at it! Please be kind… I have been stuck in yesterday for far too long! Thanks! I needed that kick in the butt!)
I thought I’d use the metaphor of jogging to start exercising my heart and preparing it for the joy I plan to round up!
Like tying my shoes before a run,
imagining how I’ll feel when I’m done~
I walk out the door with my ipod on,
facing the chill as my eyes kiss the dawn~
first, I start to walk slowly and then pick up speed,
knowing that this very moment, is all that I need~
Words dance through my head and into my heart,
realizing this is the way to make the words start~
This writing hiatus that I have been on,
was all stuck in my past and now released in my dawn~
So… as the sun rises, I see HIS grand work of art
and in the act of just living I’ve found joy in my heart!
Diane Reed ’13
Here’s to living IN TODAY from now on!!!!!