The mind uses many labels
but the heart only knows one word
oh, to be like the tress, shedding their leaves
each one a little love letter, trusting that spring will come.
Sometimes you only notice how cold you were
when the sun comes out
you keep on trying. again and again. until you’re too tired to carry on.
that friend, whose parents are mad but won’t tell him why.
that friend, who just broke up and whose heart doesn’t know what to do now.
that friend, who faced his inner demons bravely – only to realize that the journey had only just begun.
that friend, who is expecting his first child and sometimes is a little scared.
that friend, whose father died unexpectedly.
that friend, who’s recovering from illness and has to learn that things are different now.
that friend, who’s following her dream but struggles to make a living from it.
all of us, facing life each day, drinking the cup it’s handing to us.
thank you M. for the dandelion picture