Sunday, January 24, 2016

Wonder Woman?




Wonder Woman?

I think I’m making progress
But more likely I’m in regress
I digress
Unsure of what I’m working toward
I keep moving onward, forward
Or backward
This success for which I’m striving
There’s more thrashing than there's thriving
I’m depriving
This fear I’m spinning round and round
An affirmation won’t be found
It’s aground
Each passing year, I’ve become bolder
Time has made the trail much colder
I’m older
Who said I had to be the hero
Time to go on with the ebb & flow
Let it go




28 comments:

  1. Such fun sound bumps in here. Well done.

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  2. Every dance has an end... enjoy while it lasts.

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  3. A question I always asked myself, raised in America now living overseas. Boy, was I brainwashed ;)

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  4. I think we all ask ourselves these questions at times. Thanks for sharing this.

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  5. Hi Theresa - life with family and work, and a passion for a hobby does whirl us round and round ... bringing some semblance of balance into one's own life is not easy .. but an essential in the way forward. Good luck .. cheers Hilary

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  6. I think we can all relate to that. Let it go and move onward...great words of advice.

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  7. I feel the frenzy. I keep moving forward, whether my goals are easy or hard to reach. Going with the flow works too.

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  8. Powerful stuff - and I'm relating to this feeling!

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  9. ~~ nicely done. Older = bolder, oh yes.

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  10. I totally get this feeling. Lovely rhythm too!

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  11. I can relate to some of your sentiments here. Definitely.

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  12. Inspiring lines. Especially the last verse.

    http://livetolovelifecrazy.blogspot.com/2016/01/the-ghost-within.html

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  13. Hi Theresa!! I hope you remember me! It's been forever and ever :)

    I've recently decided to return to the world of blogging... after 4 years.. yes, it's been 4 years! I've missed all of you so much. I'm making my rounds, and wanted to stop in to say hello!

    Hope to see you soon.

    And I love, love this. Very wise words to return to :)

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  14. I like it:) I always figure, you can fight the universe or go with the flow:)

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  15. Yup, learning to let go is a great skill in life. In some ways I think that's what growing older has meant for me: learning to let go of dreams I had in childhood. It may sound sad, but it actually isn't. Dreams can be real task drivers, beating our backs with a whip. Learning to let them go allows us to be comfortable with what we have accomplished and to finally rest and enjoy life.

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  16. Wonderfully said, Theresa. Your poetry lives with life. And I agree with Julie. I can so relate to this poem. I hope all is going well with your new special education position at school. All the best in 2016.

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  17. Wonderful poem, as usual! Just when you think you've got life under control, it changes...

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  18. Ah, lovely words. We don't have to be Wonder Women and do EVERYTHING perfectly (or at all). :)

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  19. Lovely. Life is all about change when you think you've got it figured out, eh?

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  20. Ooh, I like this. And can totally relate!

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  21. Yes, sometimes we choose to just go on with the flow ... very true and evocative.

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  22. Gosh, I really related to this. But you know what I truly heard? Forge ahead regardless, no matter what. Why? Because it matters. :)

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  23. Yep! So this! But we do need to keep moving ahead, too.

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