With all of the atoning and forgiving and promises now over with, thoughts turn toward a new beginning, a fresh start, fueled by lessons learned, by love lost, by mountains climbed and by yet another year lived and gone.
Icy stare of time, perpetual and numbing, passes through and leads along a well trodden path. Hope and dreams are running out of time. Are they still ahead, or has it all been left behind?
In the suddenness of life, changes spring with steely-eyed fortune. From a feeling deep, deep inside, falling under the beauty and grace of her warm hand in mine, breathing softly and holding tightly beside me.
Are we still asleep?