she remembered

she remembered

A Poem by KWP

and as she sat, 

perched upon the volcanic shoreline

she remembered …. 

wind cavorting across her cheekbones 

daring her to join the dance of life

and she sank 

without realising she was 

cultivating her own moment 

blue waves crashing into white foam 

offering the everlasting 

she remembered …

dancing the eternal 



and she felt 

tears stream along her windswept 


as she wandered in her own

gratitude of existence

© 2022 KWP

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' .. she felt
tears stream along her windswept

as she wandered in her own
gratitude of '

Those five phrases show a near acceptance of the sadness of what came before - words that hung in such a needy place, albeit in finely described language, my adventuring friend Few can relate such personal feelings in such a concise but emotional manner.

Take care, keep safe and come back soon. Please

Posted 3 Months Ago

I think we all have these moments, those little "sparks" that give us a renewed vigor and appreciation for life. For me, this always happens when alone, in nature. I think quietude gives us gratitude. Well done.

Posted 6 Months Ago

Have I found you at last? Hoping this reaches you at some time so can 'say' how your words find places that few others know about. Such visual metaphors that put reality into a new places.

'.. and she felt tears stream along her windswept cheekbones - as she wandered in her own -gratitude of existence '

Posted 6 Months Ago

Hi Beth! That is beautifully sad. It paints a calm picture but with lot of vigor. I enjoyed the youngful -join the dance of life- to wiseness in the - gratitude of existence.

Posted 8 Months Ago


8 Months Ago

You are wonderful - how are you ?
oh my .. dear beautiful friend Elizabeth! how i sunk into this poem of yours .. the rock, the waves, the cheek .. of a noble woman says i ;) the depth of consciousness and reality of what we can find and what we can not ... is all right there
"dancing the eternal
now " ... fantastic lines my friend ... wishing you the best this ol' heart can conjure

Posted 8 Months Ago


8 Months Ago

Hey You - I strutted a new job - it's been hectic.

How was Christmas with the fam?
Einstein Noodle

8 Months Ago

Yes! I saw you in your new job on FB ;) i spent Christmas with my Church Family .. we had a wonderfu.. read more

8 Months Ago

Love ya right back
I am probably late to this poetic unveiling, but they say, better late than never. This was fantastic. The last two lines really sewed this up for me and made smile. "gratitude of existence" such a cool phrase.

Posted 11 Months Ago

what a beautifully divine write. You hit the spot so perfectly that it brought me right there in the moment. An inspiring poem. Love healing power of water..nature.. Excellently done.

Posted 11 Months Ago

I was right to think of reading you some more, this line about the dance of life has made me think of writing something, I will share once I write

Posted 11 Months Ago


11 Months Ago

ahhh excellent ... hit me up when you do :)
Glad this traveler to beautiful places knows the gift of life and the appreciation of the moments. I feel she has complete awareness and contentment.
Gorgeous penning.
May she keep enjoying those travels of discovery and connections.

Posted 11 Months Ago

tears can be of total sadness, but they can also be tears of joy, or tears of understanding life, oneself...
coming to terms...she found a reason to live...she remembered why her existence was important.

quite like this one KWP and so sorry I missed it first time around.

Posted 11 Months Ago

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