There's more to life
than being alive

there's writing poetry
on air
with invisible ink

there's hearing
from the beautiful spirit
that cares about my being alive

there's listening
to my inner guidance
appreciating beauty

there's knowing
nothing lasts
yet life goes on

sadness and fear
running away
into the emptiness

unbalanced balance
the emptiness is open
to sunlight and joy

the day never ends
if you keep traveling west.