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  • I am caught, caught in the pause
    floating here on these last warm days of summer, hours before
    these first cool nights of fall

    Between seasons and urges
    Surges and purges
    defiance and protection
    acceptance and remorse

    Caught between then and now
    right and wrong
    between light and dark
    and all that's been said and unsaid

    mostly unsaid

    between all of these real and imagined things...

    swimming through clouds of loose and wishy thoughts
    that float in and out from my shore

    In silence I sit and wait

    wait for it to end
    or to be taken from me

    what will rip me away from the magic this time?

    Caught in my silence contentedly
    (though it may not appear so)
    I relish this

    the aloneness
    being here, right here

    caught in the pause
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