Clockwork

7 Feb

 

 

Life is a miracle full of smaller miracles. Every dandelion is a miracle. Every minute is a miracle being born. Every tiny organism is a miracle. You are a miracle, your body is.

Your body isn’t just inches and pounds, fat and muscle. It is so much more: It is baby heartbeats, it is air filling your lungs, thoughts playing in your brain. You’re so many things, you’re so much. And you can be so much more, life can.

Because life never stops flowing. It is like a river:

Even when the temperature drops, river braves on. Even if the river finally freezes, it is just a passing illusion. Ice can never kill off river’s core, its heart. Under the ice that river still keeps on flowing. Even if it is invisible, it is alive.

Your life is that river. River of miracles and opportunities, encounters and goodbyes, surprising acts of kindness, soul-sweeping smiles.

Life loves you.

Every morning it wakes you up, takes your hand and proposes to you. But sometimes it can be like a forgetful child, wondering so far that you shake and panic.  But those moments are just life’s little insecurities, magic tricks,  temporary vanishing acts. So don’t worry.

Because life is never as far as it seems to be. In fact,  you cannot lose it. It is inside you.

At times your skin might be ice, but your heart can never freeze.

 

Clockwork

 

Somewhere

On a riverbend

She sits and builds bridges

With her gaze

Between night and day

Between sun and rain

Water circulates

Swirling reflections

Absentminded cartwheels

On her face

But she smiles

Waits, inside anticipates

That chime of spring

A beginning bearing

A sense of an ending

Life’s ring in her reach

So she smiles

From somewhere

Gains an answer as he sighs

Crouching on Autumn’s porch

Picking pastel shells

On the seaside

Picking summer’s last smiles

Sunset’s candy floss streaks

Like drawings of a child

Water circulates

Swirling reflections

Dancing light wrinkles

On his face

Till the moment c0mes

The sea is calmed

Its storms tucked away

Under soothing ice

And they wonder

What glacier, what force

Clockwork of nature

Will finally bend their souls

Their young, wonderous vows

To rest beside

The sleepy willow branches

Drooping lower

Past their eyes

Once so lively leaves

Falling into memories

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9 Responses to “Clockwork”

  1. jenlefeverwood February 10, 2013 at 12:30 am #

    I am blown away by this! Such talent here! This is one of the best things I’ve read lately. Brilliance.. ~ Jen

    • daydreamdaisies February 21, 2013 at 11:50 pm #

      Wow, thank you so much! To hear you say that is to hear dreams as they start unravelling. You give me courage to chase mine and continue on my journey in becoming a writer. So thank you!

  2. divinerush ღ February 12, 2013 at 1:30 am #

    Always enjoy reading your poems & reading your thoughts. Thank you for sharing your fantastic talents with us! I am in awe.

    In the only way to truly show my appreciation I nominated you for this award, The One Lovely Blog award. You deserve it!

    Cheers, http://divinerush.wordpress.com/2013/02/11/the-one-lovely-blog-award/

    • divinerush ღ February 18, 2013 at 8:12 am #

      Also I nominated you for The Shine On Award, too! http://divinerush.wordpress.com/2013/02/17/the-shine-on-award-tkmorin/

      • daydreamdaisies February 21, 2013 at 11:39 pm #

        Oh my dear, thank you so much! Next time you feel sad or lonely, just remember that your words bring people happiness!

      • divinerush ღ February 21, 2013 at 11:43 pm #

        You’re completely welcome 😀 You deserve it hun!

        Awh you’re so kind. Thank you, it means a lot to have you say that.

  3. hastywords February 12, 2013 at 3:37 pm #

    Beautiful piece from such a gorgeous soul.

    • daydreamdaisies February 21, 2013 at 11:40 pm #

      Thank you Hasty, for having faith in me. Means a lot.

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