One of my favorite poems is Robert Frost's "Nothing Gold Can Stay". I often contemplate the poem's meaning and recite it to myself. This week I have contemplated its meaning, once again, as I battled with the struggles of teenage life (and seemingly lost that battle). The poem below is a result of the week's hardships, newfound determination, and an appreciation of nature and of Mr. Frost's poems....
Saturday 13th January 2018 1:31 am
It was magic -
For a whole three days I was in a state of eternal bliss.
Like a deflating balloon,
I sank back to earth.
I thought happily Ever After would last forever.
But I was wrong. -
Happily Ever After turned out to be
but then what's after?
Like a pendulum I swung from joy to despair.
My ruby Yin was incomplete without its emeral...
Friday 13th January 2017 11:56 pm