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What Is Right

January 12, 2021

What Is Right - Photo by Patrice

Don’t know what to do
What is right
My mind is in
A quandary, a plight.

Will tomorrow
Shed some light
On this dilemma
That I’m struggling with
Tonight.

Or will I go on wondering
What’s best
What is right?
~ Patrice

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2021

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I Saw You

January 11, 2021

I Saw You ~ Photo by Patrice

I saw you
You filled my heart
My life did soar
This is all I need
I need no more.
~ Patrice

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2021

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All I Can Know

January 8, 2021

Patrice Clarkson's Blog

Filtered Sun ~ Photo by Patrice

All I can know
You have given me.

Nothing is left
Out of my destiny.

No heart pumps
Without a soul,

No mind smiles
Unless they know.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2017

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Yesterday

January 7, 2021

Breach of the Capital Building ~ Photo by Jason Andrew

When it happened
What did you say
How did you rationalize
All the people breaching
The Capital building
Yesterday?

Nothing, no one
Can make it seem right
in
Today
Tomorrow
or
Yesterday.
~ Patrice

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2021

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Sing The Song You Hear

January 6, 2021

Sing The Song You Hear ~ Photo by Patrice

Sing the song you hear in your head
play the tune rhyming there instead
for if you follow all those sweet words
joy will be your reward
love will accompany you wherever you may tread.
~ Patrice

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2021

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Fully In Love

January 5, 2021

Fully In Love  ~ Photo by Patrice

I know you haven’t been
Fully in love
No matter what is said
What is seen.

You smile and laugh
You offer your hand to help
But still, still part of you
Doesn’t love, doesn’t feel
Anything.
~ Patrice

@Patrice Clarkson – 2021

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Let The World Turn

January 4, 2021

 Let The World Turn ~ Photo by Patrice

Let the world turn
resolve the problems
that really are not our concern.

Let the sky be blue not with sadness
but remembering memories not gone
not lost from me, from you.

See the earth tremble
cry in anticipation of wondrous joy to come
never seeing anything but a good outcome.

That’s what we should see when looking out
looking at the world and all the things
that will become.
~ Patrice

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2021

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Beginning A New Year

January 1, 2021

Patrice Clarkson's Blog

Rodeo Rider ~ Photo by Patrice

Beginning a new year
A new day
Leaving all that’s bad
In yesterday.

Bringing with me
Only love and joy
Created there
In my yesterday.
~ Patrice  

© Patrice Clarkson – 2017

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Have I Been Helpful

December 31, 2020

 Have I Been Helpful ~ Photo by Patrice

Have I been helpful, have I’ve been the best?

Looking back upon the year
What would I change, what would I let rest?

No time to dwell, no time for remorse

For I must move forward, look ahead
To the year yet to unfold
And
Anticipate it to be full of wonders
Yet to be told.
~ Patrice

@ Patrice Clarkson.com

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Holding On, Holding Tight

December 30, 2020

Holding On, Holding Tight ~ Photo by Patrice

Holding on, holding tight
Trying desperately to make it
Thru the day into night.

No one to help, no one to say
Words of wisdom
Nothing on this day.

Where will I be, what will I say
In a world where I’m on my own
For today.
~ Patrice

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2020

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