Over stormy seas

The words don’t come when the mind is bound
when feelings are tossed and thrown around
lost
on unseen seas

The currents swirl
alive with jolts –
is this lightening
or dark, hidden creatures shot through with electric sparks?

Above, the moon shines full
serene, all knowing
she betrays nothing of the churn below
benevolent, ageless
she waits for this, too, to pass

She has watched the ebb and flow of the human heart
for long enough to see the patterns
for long enough to know
everything changes —
even this.

One thought on “Over stormy seas

  1. This makes me smile and lifts my heart.

    “The words don’t come when the mind is bound” Oh, yes!

    And the Romantic drama of the second stanza, and the reassurance of the last.

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