Posts tagged ‘optimism’

August 31, 2020

The Optimist

by Jem Croucher

It’s the last day of the month
so these lines they should reflect
something of what’s taken place
and I can recollect

Of things we’ve done and visited
of how the weather’s been
of how we’ve coped and managed
of what we’ve felt and seen

But actually instead I feel
like I’m inclined to view
the promise of a month ahead
and something bright and new

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August 16, 2017

We Have a Choice

by Alanna


Shut off the news

and choose beauty

Let a song well up in your throat

and fill the air

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September 26, 2014

The Brighter Side

by Jem Croucher


The brighter side is always
The better place to see
Whatever life may throw at us
And wherever we may be

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May 4, 2013


by james left his hat

I choose
Mercy over madness.
Kindness over pride.
Love over lust.
Me over what is not growing me.

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