Treading Water

Life is an ever expanding body of water Everyone is treading to keep afloat Some sink themselves with the baggage they tied to their ankles After gasping so long for hope Many are stripped of their chances to see how long they can swim By unforeseeable waves and creatures lurking in the deep Others continue…

Courage to sail

Every morning I roll from my bed And face life like planting my feet on the shores of an ocean It is vast and mysterious Calling me to venture out and explore Yet I stay here with my toes in the sand Watching the daylight rise and fall into the horizon Though I dare to…