Posts Tagged ‘feeling’


The Feelings

July 19, 2022
The Feelings ~ Photo by Brent

Felt the feelings  
Acknowledged the goal 
Can I move forward 
Saving my soul? 

No answers
No thoughts of obtaining 
Elusive goal. 

Just in the feeling 
Moving forward 
Feeling all that I see 
I touch 
Now hold. 
~ Patrice  

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2022


Feeling, Remembering

March 23, 2022
Feeling, Remembering ~ Photo by Patrice

Feeling, remembering 
touching things from the past
bringing them 
to the present. 

Projecting then 
the future
to be part of my world
forever to be. 
~ Patrice  

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2022


Sleepy Tired

June 11, 2021

Patrice Clarkson's Blog

Old House ~ Photo by Patrice

Sleepy tired
Worry wakes me in the night
Toss turn
Feeling no sleep
As anguish plays on my sleepless stage
In a darkness with no saving light.

Maybe in the morning
All will be clear
A path opening up, a way from here to there
But tonight greeted with only so many questions
Keeping me sleepy tired
In a dim, dark hopeless night.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2017

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I’m Alive

April 21, 2021
I'm Alive ~ Photo by Patrice

My heart is empty 
A soul full of
I walk thru the world 
a zombie 
feeling, hearing, seeing 

Will I wake 
I will arrive at a place
full of love 
joy and happiness 
a place where 
I can cry
I’m alive, I alive! 
~ Patrice  

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2021


Feeling, Reaching Out, Holding Close

October 20, 2020

Feeling, Reaching Out, Holding Close ~ Photo by Patrice

Feeling, reaching out, holding close
Not sure what this is all about.

Taste the anger, spit it out
Drink deep love, give it to all
All about.

See the sun rise, breathing life
Into a blue, sweet sky.

Experience the night
Enveloping all in a blanket warm and pure
Kept safe til darkness disappears.

I feel this, I reach out, hold close
For I now know what it’s all about.
~ Patrice

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2020



April 2, 2019

Old Mill on the Boyne River ~ Photo by Patrice

Not having
Not seeing
Not feeling
Not sure what
It is.

But I’m hoping for
Pleading for
Trying to accomplish
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2019


Keeping, Feeling

March 12, 2019

Starting Points in Math ~ Illustration by Patrice for publisher, Ginn & Company

Keeping everything in store
Keeping all things close to me
Feeling insecure
Feeling a little needy.

© Patrice Clarkson – 2019


I Saw You Together

February 15, 2019

Patrice Clarkson's Blog

Yehudi Menuhin ~ Illustration by Patrice

I saw you together connected by an energy
A wave of endless love.

No words needed to convey, to see your love
Bonded together, radiating an energy
Produced by shared love.

Mother, daughter connected forever
By a word, a feeling, a energy
We simply name love.
~ Patrice

Patrice Clarkson – 2015

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I Do Remember

January 22, 2019

My Mom ~ Photo by Patrice

I do remember
Your loving grace
The innocent smile upon your face
Your strong embrace.

I do remember
Shelter in a troubled world
Your ability of slowing down
A hectic pace.

I do remember
A simple kind gesture
Sweetness on your face
A peaceful existence.

All this I do
I do remember.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2019


The Hall Is Narrow

December 5, 2018

Old House Window ~ photo by Patrice

The hall is narrow
The ceiling falling down
My way to the living room
Can’t be found.

A method of cooking fills
Mouldy kitchen air
Where cabinets hang
Feeling no loving care.

Nothing to clean away
Night terrors experienced
In a cluttered bedroom
Where sleep is not
Usually assumed.

Another way, another day
Maybe tomorrow will be perfect
Making this just a dream
I dreamed yesterday.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2018

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