The Retired Bloke

Searching

Searching, searching

Searing heat soothed

By delicate summer showers

Calmness induced

By melodious medicine

 

Searching, searching

Cravings mitigated

By nature’s nourishment

Creaking bones eased

By lazy days on a sun drenched beach

 

Searching, searching

Anxious mind comforted

By a friend who listens without judgement or accusation

Stressed soul massaged

By a cool shimmering pool

 

Searching searching

Volume of life reduced

By wise words on a page

Connection with family bonded

By a compendium of life’s lessons

 

Searching searching

An infatuation with wisdom healed 

By seeking solace in others

Emptiness and loneliness filled

By connecting with the one that’s cherished

 

Searching searching

Until it’s too late....

 



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