Suspended Below the Surface

Muted sounds beneath the sea

Lying on slumbered currents, looking up

The shimmer of the sun radiates above the surface, watching

Peace’s suspension cradles me in an embrace

Slow motion’s warmth touches my skin in affirmation

And I wonder how long I can hold my breath to make this moment last

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Reflecting Surfaces

A small puddle after the rain returns my gaze

Storefront windows on a cool summer day walk by my side

Resting glass objects look at me sideways without notice

A hanging mirror patiently waits for my passing

A drop of water hangs on before the fall

Everyday reminders

I exist

Chance Encounters Fate

Rounded corners bind unexpected ties

Narrow pathways leave little room to pass

Sudden encounters suspend thought then motion

Standstill’s silence hangs in the air

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Racing thoughts nudge unspoken words

Glances met, uncertainty exchanged

Chance and fate barter for this moment

Unclear who won the tug of war

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Corners rounded, anticipation chants

Encounter’s scent remains at my side

Past’s mirage reflected in the mirror

No escape, nowhere to hide

The Shape of Blue

What shape does blue cast

Seeping beneath skin and voice

Shades change, without control or anticipation

Pinprick reminders morph to warm summer skies

The pendulum swings back and forth

Momentum, it cannot be stopped

Footsteps, not always in line with the beat

Imprints are left behind

A reminder of where we’ve been