Sunday, October 14, 2012

The Sunday Whirl #78


the excuses

     left over from childhood
  
find me where I stand 

vowed to go deeper

     as the shifts in my perception

echoed like thunder

I struggle to become

    to inherit my own light

and join with the umbrella

     of the Sun

         



12 comments:

  1. The hope at the end shines brightly. I love "the umbrella of the Sun..."

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    1. thanks Brenda - for the words, and the visit!

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  2. Those darned excuses seem to ferret us out, don't they? And yet, there is the promise of inheriting our own light that keeps us going...

    This is a delightful Sunday morning read!

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    1. thank you, I certainly keep reaching for it!

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  3. Ah, those excuses from childhood manage to surface again when we are adults, don't they? Perhaps in a slightly different form. I like the concept of inheriting your own light and joining with the umbrella of the sun!

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    1. parenting my own child has given me much cause to reflect on my upbringing, and an opportunity to remember who I meant to be : )

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  4. Your poem is far more positive than mine. I resonated very strongly with your line about inheriting my own light. What a fantastic concept and image you reveal. Beautifully written,

    Elizabeth

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  5. I like umbrella of the sun. Nice work.

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  6. "I struggle to become/to inherit my own light..." First time here, thanks to your visit to my blog, and I have to say, I haven't seen the Wordle yet today, but this is obviously a lovely use of the words. This self-examination is probably as useful for you in meditation as it is for us reading it!

    Peace, and thanks again, Amy
    http://sharplittlepencil.com/2012/10/08/first-time-no-charm/

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    1. yes, it was cleansing to write - thanks for visiting!

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