Not Today

Not Today short poem

A change of season
Is simply no reason
A former belief
Is just no relief

A bird of prey knows only one way
But you know what they say
Any way you want it
Just not today!

A changing mood
No more to elude
A change of feeling
But still not revealing

A wave of emotion
On a cool placid ocean
Smashing down the barriers
Of my heart and soul
And my fight to control

I can feel it slipping away
Too steep to climb
Sliding to un-known
A window in time

And I’m alone with my thoughts
Alone with my life
And my life alone
But is there really anything here?

A change can relax and ease the spirit
A change for better or maybe for worse
And maybe you’ll miss it

All you can do is run the test
A change is as good as a rest

And still you know what they say
Any way you want it
Just not today!

This poem is part of the Poetry Book “Positively Poetic – Volume 1

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ALL POEMS ©2015 DARREN SCANLON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. * Words and music have always played a major role in my life. A life without being able to enjoy music and express in words would be, for me, empty and cold.I have been writing since age 16, some 30+ years now but have only recently started publishing my works. Since doing so in Dec 2013, I have published 4 novels and 5 volumes of poetry, (available on Amazon.co.uk).My words are my life. If they touch you in any way, if you are able to take something from them, then my work has achieved its goal and I am a happy man.Welcome to my world. Darren.
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