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  Feb 15 life's jump
Ann Beaver
I wanted it to be us
Pulling away from the bottom
Of the deep end;
But smeared lipstick reminds me:
This is only temporary.  
They will only love you
As long as you are loveable
As long as you are good

I would have shook off
This dark veil
To see you more clearly

I would have loved
This world
In its chaos
Beautiful spirals in and out
Of madness
Of loneliness and beckoning
Over and over
A tolling bell.
life's jump Dec 2018
keep me alive long enough to live,
let my compass rust on thoughts of us,
something new.

fear when things are good,
starts when it hurts.
wild, this garden
was make believe?

we can't know forever
but for us,
it was our day.
brackets for contemplating
where we grow

where words belong,
how it feels like
holding on.
aimless. If you're aimless, you don't have a destination or a goal in mind. Aimless wandering through a forest might take you in circles, or worse yet, get you lost. The adjective aimless is good for describing things that have no particular purpose or plan.
life's jump Jul 2018
don't know much
about buttercups,
that yellow poison
soft touch.
my affair with these clouds  
beyond us.
that bed of green
self-indulgence.
to scale-
life's jump Jun 2018
songs short
this grip
another afternoon without.
placed,
we go in thought.

it's here,
this sad.
and once you need the rain,
It's granted.

It's your life,
so
take it-
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