Facilitating Transformation – Solutions for Parents, Teenagers and Children

All at Sea

The last time we set off all adrift,

All at sea

And pummeled each other in the troughs,

Between the waves that tossed us so

Carelessly

Indifferent to our struggle to breathe

In our rage


The sky changed colours


The birds changed course

The sun fell


And the moon’s cool impartial gaze unnoticed

Graced our growing weariness

Who knows the moment of our saving?


The shift so slight that delivered us to shore


To stand so gently hand in hand
 with the seaweed washed from our eyes
 and the limp wet strands from our ears? 


When we closed our mouths against the tide of our own thoughts

Our innocence was remembered to us


Gratitude arose within us


We came back

 

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