Poem: Three

  Hell-bent on perfection I’ll sprint down the road of self-growth Achieving my way to value Succeeding my way to love I’ll run myself to the ground Dying for something That was given to me freely.   a. b. martin

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The Pursuit Of Stillness In A Culture That Can’t Stop.

One of the main things I’m prioritizing this year, (and this lifetime) is the pursuit of stillness in a world of noise, achievement, anxiety, and hurry. I fear western culture has become the product of consumerism, instead of being the consumer who determines the products. Without noticing, we have let our needs become insatiable as […]

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Poem: Ocean Eyes

-ocean eyes-   the ocean in your eyes: depth and sadness, love and defeat rivers of my soul, they flow into you. broken through, are the dams of my mind floodwaters rising – darling, I can’t help it everything ends in you.     a. b. martin

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Poem: Moments In The Sky

There exists in time Those beautiful few moments In the sky.   Where the timing is just right… The planets have aligned Those moments just before Day or night consumes.   There is the inhale Of the dawn Where the sun rises to greet The sky who waits in anticipation.   And the great exhale […]

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What Your Friend With Chronic Illness Wishes You Knew.

Wow, we are just a few short days away from Christmas! Can you believe it? This year I’ve really been thinking about and working on peace. In our western culture, everything is so fast paced and rushed, particularly around the holiday season. I’m realizing that more and more, especially because I work in retail! I […]

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Poem: Next Memory.

Fixed on a future that can’t be ours, I’ll listen to my heart like a broken record And you’ll slip into the dusty horizon Where time and desire fade into intangibility… A dreamers love was always doomed. Doomed for heartache, Doomed for failure. You’ll pass out of sight but never Out of memory. I know […]

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