Timeless Travels

****There are times when I see the Word of the Day Challenge  word and the poem comes to me. Today’s word was such as word. I knew what I needed to write as soon as I saw today’s prompt. I hope you enjoy.****
Time comes when life is reviewed
whether at death
at birth
somewhere in between.
rosy pictures
bleak dreams
nightmares bled into reality.
angst so dense
surrounded me like a cloak
hiding me in plain sight.
Young woman…..
seeking for love
for someone to take care of me.
Ha ha
I bet you never thought that of me
strong as I am
independent as I am
that I would like to have some care for me.
as I beheld his tiny body
when he looked at me
will I prove to be enough
or with him shall I fail?
Woman I am…..
head in the clouds
reawakening that child inside.
my journey
fraught with damage to psyche
killing attempts on the soul
has lead me here
to this precipice
no longer afraid to fall.
©September 8/19
Picture is one of my own.
Matlock Beach Manitoba 2017

Author: Jay-lyn Doerksen

A single hard working mom of a soon to be teenage son. A poet and story teller I have wanted to write since I was a child. This space is where I share stories about myself and my life and the creative poetry that stirs my soul. My hope is you will pull up a chair and a cup of coffee delving into the world that I offer and you find simple enjoyment for a few moments. Welcome to The Wonderful & Wacky World of One Single Mom

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