Friday, October 5, 2012

Something

                                                         -a tree in Berkeley, photographed by me, 10.2.12
To everyone whose love and support have lifted me through this challenging time:




Something

Sometimes we reach for something
but it’s something we can’t see
When a moment feels like hours,
And we struggle to just be.
Despair is all-consuming
And what’s next is what we fear.
We listen hard for something
Uncertain what we’ll hear.
Sometimes we pray for something,
but lack religious creed.
When all it takes is something
And with it, we are freed.  

I’m glad you are that something
 when something’s what I need.


Thank you!

 with love, Robyn

30 comments:

  1. Beautiful Robyn!!!!-- You are already Freed from this---now just take your time and process it all so we can all learn and grow from it with you!

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  2. That is wonderful, Robyn! Yes, we are with you!

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  3. Well I can agree the cat is something haha

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  4. That's a heck of a poem, Robyn. Glad to hear you're feeling lifted!

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  5. So sorry to read about your bad times. I hope things are feeling a little easier now. I love this poem. It speaks to me. I'm always reaching out for something. Take care.

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  6. Robyn, I want to be something. Your writing is wonderful, you are so much fun.

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  7. Very nice work Robyn - I hope you're feeling better.

    I am here,and many others I'm sure.

    xo

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  8. I love the writing Robyn, it's incredible. I'm glad things are looking slightly upwards in this long healing process, we're all rooting for you!

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  9. Lovely poem, even though it speaks of suffering and my heart goes out to you.

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  10. You write beautifully!

    Thank you for sharing it!

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  11. Well done! It's a beautiful sentiment. You're not alone! :)

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  12. As Gilda Radner once said/wrote, “It's always something…”
    And, yes, there are so many “somethings” that hurt, cause despair, etc. But then, as you note and have been able to see (in spite of or because of your despair) – there is always “something” to help us through it all.
    I hope you are doing well (better?) on your journey.
    Hugs and love.

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  13. hope it gets better for you Robyn - nice verse btw - all the best David x

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  14. Thanks, all. I'm making rounds to your blogs as I'm able.

    Much love and appreciation.
    xoRobyn

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  15. Everything you do is with grace and style. This is an exceptional poem on so many levels! Robyn, you really do have that special " something." Julie

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  16. This is a lovely poem, and I'm glad to see it! I'm also glad that my silly little video on my blog could give you at least a moment or two of cheer. Continued best wishes!

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  17. Just stopping by to see how you're doing.

    Still thinking of you.

    Keep planting one foot in front of the other, no matter how "it" feels. There is no short cut through a long dark tunnel (unfortunately) only a slow progression of painful steps.

    BUT - - - there IS light at the end of the tunnel, and it will still be there when your steps, small though they may be, bring you to it.

    Hang in there and keep walking my friend.

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  18. Great read, and thanks for joining my blog. I gave you a Shout-Out today. :)

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  19. Good gravy, girl! You're a fantastic poet!
    Love you, hoping you're feeling better! Ooooxoooo

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  20. Wonderful Robyn...love the flow and sentiments...Im glad you contacted me so I can partake of this inspiration..!

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  21. Thanks, everyone. You are all wonderful. I know that's a corny, non-personal message, but I mean it.

    Keetha, thank you.

    Robin, me too. I'm getting really excited and should have some more 411 for ya soon.

    xoRobyn

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  22. Robyn, that is a beautiful poem.

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