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Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Of the Past, Present and Future

(A Journey)

The past is an underground maze,
a honeycomb network where memories
lie buried, sometimes they try to rise
through the cracks in areas
of thin ground. Although dead,
there is life down there.

The present is the ground above,
fragile thin and treacherous
or fertile thick and sound, we walk
the days beneath the strata
of our years. Although living,
there is also death here.

The future is up in the sky,
where the snow, or rain or sun
descends to feed the ground
below our feet. Although high,
unreachable from the ground,
there is hope up there.

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