If Time Stood Silent
We might only know our soul,
we might let our heart become strong
we might put aside notions that create discomfort
to hold that moment,
to allow our lives to know
to just be.
Yet time moves on
more quickly than we might like
yet always we become stronger
more confident as we begin to belong.
When I was a child I concerned my day with connecting,
looking for the you that would satisfy my dreams,
In irony every time I did discover that you
believed in me, then was when the fear began,
then I allowed my own sabotage to decimate
a beautiful fantasy.
If time stood still,
we might not need to lose
step with our