Everlife

Little lights left
on the blackest nest of all that is
reborn – the sea is stillness
your hair is a rocket

tremble, my feet – we are not safe in this valley
where all that ever wants to Be
Is born, reborn, and dies.

The elders gave us council with their mead and meat
And told us – the hills begin to move. And
Winter is coming.

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About QuietMonolith

I was just a mild mannered young man living in Portland, OR, until one day....POOF! I turned into a crazy, nefarious, thieving, drug-crazed lunatic. I had lots of therapy and spent many months in hospitals and treatment facilities. Eventually, at the end of my rope, I decided to change everything. With the support of my family and friends, I have embarked on a quest to achieve optimum wellness. I am making radical changes in every part of my life, and in the way I approach the world in which I live. Follow my blog, The Wellness Quest, to experience what happens when a desperate addict takes hold of his destiny and devotes all his time and energy toward making a full recovery. I am also a writer and poet. Follow my blog, What We Left Behind in Crowded Rooms, to take a look at some of my recent poems.
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