All Water and No Tide © Lori 7/02/2021 Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps All Water and No TideThe moon changesBut I do not This inky black heartA vast ocean on a moonless nightCompletely still Because I am all water and no tideWords: ©2021LCRImage: CCO Labels: Free Verse Moon Water Womanhood Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments Magaly Guerrero4 July 2021 at 10:36The sense of disconnection runs deep in this one... ReplyDeleteRepliesLori4 July 2021 at 20:59Yes, I'm struggling to find those things that move me. Thank you. DeleteRepliesReplyReplyHelen4 July 2021 at 18:44Reading this, I am struck by how vitally crucial it is to keep moving. My nephew who is an educator and one of our visitors asked me (as I am on the verge of turning 80) what I considered most important at this point in my life. I responded without much thought, forgiveness - of others, of myself. I added, taking risks - careful not to gel, staying in motion physically and emotionally. He liked what I said. ReplyDeleteRepliesLori4 July 2021 at 21:00I whole-heartedly agree! On both points, particularly in forgiving oneself and staying in motion. It's been so long in one place and I find myself needing to get out into the world and see it again. DeleteRepliesReplyReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a Comment Thank you for taking the time to read and comment!