Excavating

living in the house of someone I used to be
excavating me

older now
no longer lithe

freer than I’ve ever been
time to throw my fears to the wind

lean in
to be younger than I was then

mound of blooms April 2018

Still writing a poem a day (some days two) in celebration of poetry month.
Mainly writing prompted poems, but this poem isn’t prompted, simply how
I’m feeling today.

 

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About Sabra Bowers

Poet / Blogger / Writer
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7 Responses to Excavating

  1. 1sojournal says:

    I’ve had a few of those days as well. Feeling good about getting back to the writing. It felt kind of stiff, at first, but that disappeared with the energy of NaPo. I like your poem, leaning in to listen to ones own knowing can be terribly freeing.

    Elizabeth
    https://soulsmusic.wordpress.com/2019/04/14/topsy-turvy/

  2. Jules says:

    I believe a whole bunch of us over sixty and more can feel the tug and also relief in your words. 🙂

    • Sabra Bowers says:

      I like your words, tug and relief. I am feeling it.

      • Jules says:

        …Sorry the site you are trying to access is closed – I know that is where the Icon goes, but I haven’t figured out how to switch it.
        ‘Jules Pens Some Gems’ is the only place open now. And I can’t change the http to match – It is what it is. 🙂

  3. cindy knoke says:

    This is really wonderful and I understand it, well.

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