Did we wake from our perfect slumbers
rising into the atmosphere beyond thought,
noses in the air catching the scent of something,
still bleary eyed and searching
for the light of a new day?
Did we climb the mountain in search,
was it sustenance that drove or wonder
as we imagined what lay on the other side
from where our feet stood planted?
As we surveyed what lay before us,
looming high and immense
a bit too intense
to take another step,
did we falter in our thoughts
as they carried us farther away from reach,
and do we have the strength within our souls
to move higher into the light that shines
waiting for the change
that makes all the difference in our world.
It’s often funny how thoughts change with each day that passes,
from one to the next we move through ideas
as the lightbulb flashes like a disco ball spinning,
we dance through the motions
yet often need to just stop and listen
to the sounds of the wild,
the voice that calls us to more
yet do we have the courage
to take that first step?