(c) 2018 Edward York


As slumber dies and I awake,

My memories are still asleep.

So I start out with just a few,

The ones that aren't too deep.


Each day starts much like the rest,

We don't know what it will yield.

With challenges still unresolved,

And some not yet revealed.


Situations call you to keep your head,

Not buried in the sand.

Decisions have to be made sometimes,

And you must take a stand.


It is often like the tiny flame,

That just attracts our gaze.

If it is left without control,

It can turn into a blaze.


  • orchidee

    A fine write laser.

  • poetboy5454

    Wow, this poem displays stupendous control, craftsmanship, and flow; a fine poem!

    • lasergraph

      I appreciate that. I observe and then I write.

    • Candlewitch

      dear lasergraph,

      a fine poem, crafted from your willingness and determination to cope with any situation you face! great writing with an easy flow!

      *hugs, Cat

      • lasergraph

        Thank you. The older we get, the more situations we have waded through.

      • Goldfinch60

        Very good write. Each day has different challenges for us to face.

        • lasergraph

          I think challenges are meant to keep us from getting bored. I am rarely bored.

        • Maxine Smith

          Every word I loved, a fantastic write.

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