Saturday, September 5, 2009

Shadow Shot Sunday...A Day of Birth


have you ever had
one of those dayz
when your world
and your life
seem in fog
and a dizzying haze...

where has the time gone
your summer's
a dream
and a fleeting
at that
where it went
I don't know
do you know
what I mean...

as summer's
a season
we live through
a plenty
and time moves on
as it should have
with no rhyme
and no reason...

however...
when one reaches sixty
it all becomes clear
you've accomplished
and you've satisfied
your need to
be here...

would I go back
to the last season
I think not
I rather like it
right here
at the 'Crone' stage
of a woman's age
one of no regrets
I've been here
for a reason...

I'll sit back
and think back
to the younger of days
and be glad that
my path has
a many more ways
I can dream of
and be of
on the back porch of
my dayz...


s.wilson


SSS...is here now...and a day of birth is here on this Labor day...no pun intended...
Have a wonderful holiday weekend all!



30 comments:

Lori R. said...

Ahhh, you surprised yourself with that pun.
I haven't quite felt the "I have everything accomplished" stage. I think I'm just gettin' going. I do love your words though and I do love sitting on a swing on the porch just letting the world travel at warp speed past me.... Have a great Saturday...

Chris said...

So interesting! The shadow play on the decapitated statue sends several different ideas of storylines in my head.

Tom Hilton said...

Cool shot! As Chris says, very evocative...

common ground said...

Wonderful poetic sentiment. I believe we learn from out past, and need to continue looking forward to the future, young or older. Not wanting to do it over, but being confident we are on the destined path of our life's journey.
Thankyou for a reflective moment.
Debra

Nice and Easy Antiques said...

Thank you for the pause this morning....

Gallery Juana said...

beautiful pic and love the confidence in your poem.

Sylvia K said...

Lovely words, as always, and your shadow shot is really intriguing
and does indeed stir up the imagination!

Have a lovely holiday weekend!

Sylvia

Sarah said...

I love your poem this week-very wise and settled. The poor statue though!

Ackworth born said...

summer here has ended as a damp squip and some day i feel especially drained but we keep going don't we.

Paula Scott said...

Oh, so lovely! The image is fantablulous and the poem, so fitting. What treasures!
The statue is a great example of wabi sabi.

Richie's 2ts Inspires said...

Oh! scary to see the head fell down!

I agree w/ LoriR...

Hope your enjoying the last summer hot days as I am.

hug to you!

Catherine said...

what an evocative shot...lovely!!

Tilda said...

probably a good thing people mentioned the 'head' falling off, as i looked at the photo and admired the shadows but did not have a clue what the picture was. see what summer end does to MY head. perhaps mine fell off too..
in fondest. Tilda

MonikaRose said...

Great shadows this week, interesting structure and great poem, have a great day :) Cya MOnikaROse

misselaineous said...

another beautiful poem from our resident blogging poetess, Sharon! Your words make me smile, or cry or just wonder...something that is hard to come by in these crazy times. Do you know how much I appreciate your words? More than words can say...:o} *elaine*

The Summer Kitchen Girls said...

Cool shadows with your poem Sharon - seasons of life to ponder...lots of things get thought of on a porch come to think of it - such a relaxing place to just sit & think!

trash talk said...

Made me feel content being 5@! Beautiful, just beautiful.
Debbie

Greyscale Territory said...

I love that piece of sculpture in shadow! It reminds me so much of very ancient sculptures ~ especially from Minoan Crete!

Your poem is very beautiful, but it seems to have different rhythms and waves ~ almost like a breathless struggle to keep on track! And that gives the poem a very personal sense of inner energy! Fascinating! Maybe it's your feeling of drawing inwards with Winter approaching! Maybe my mind is working overtime! (I have just organised 8 scheduled posts for this week because I am going to be so busy at school! Creative mind in overload!)

Sending heaps of loving thoughts and hugs your way! You are such a treasure! Always enjoy your comments on my blog! I feel connected across the pond!

Beverley Baird said...

Great shadows and poetry!

Marie said...

A thinking mature woman's poem.
Also, with a good flow to her.

Hey Harriet said...

Such an interesting shadow shot! It took me a little while to figure out what it was. Ouch! Great poem too! Have a lovely long weekend. Happy Labor Day :)

jabblog said...

Interesting shadow shot and very apt. I don't think I'll ever achieve the 'everything accomplished' stage - I always feel I'm still beginning . . . ;-{

Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely shadows on the statue, add a real sense of mystery to it

Jeanne said...

Hear, hear!

Pagan Sphinx said...

It's been too long since I've been here. That is a great shadow shot!

Linda said...

Pun may not be intended, but it was certainly enjoyed!
:-D

Carletta said...

Lovely dappled shadows!
The first stanza of your poem drew me right in. In this autumn of my own life the seasons seem to go by much faster than when I was young. I feel like I have accomplished things and often wonder if it's just a waiting period now. That's not to be sad but in your words - time does move on. With two little grandbabies I know there's much more to experience in my own 'back porch days.'
You've given me much food for thought this wonderful Sunday afternoon.

storyteller at Sacred Ruminations said...

Your words and image resonate mightily with me ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

Rosebud Collection said...

Wonderful words/shot, as usual..
Where did summer go, is all I want to know? Fall is beautiful, but is here too soon.
Have a wonderful Labor Day.

summersundays-jw said...

So often I read your words & think that's how I feel. Thanks for writing them down for us. And, again, wonderful photo. Jan