What Does it Mean to be Me?

What Does it Mean to be Me?

KB Writes

What Does it Mean to be Me?

Who am I?

I wonder.

I love to write,

But what doe that mean?

I love to sing.

I love to laugh.

Music moves my soul,

But what does that mean?

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Breathing

Breathing

KB Writes

Breathing, we do it every second of every day without giving it a second thought. Day after day, with little thought or appreciation of the complexities of this vital function, we enjoy an endless round of in, out, in, out, in, out.

Then one day, seemingly out of the blue, a catastrophic event or virulent illness comes along and reminds us how imperative this often forgotten element is to life. Turning that simple rhythm of in, out, in, out, in, out, into a herculean task  as seemingly every brain cell concentrates to maintain this vital pathway to life.

It is from the unnerving experience, brought on by a flair up of my autoimmune disorder, that this simple poem was born. Like a switch between night and day, breathing went from simple to a constant struggle as I struggled to lift my seemingly weighted down and glue filled lungs. I walked away from that unnerving…

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A Desire for So Much More

A Desire for So Much More

KB Writes

This world, with all of its flaws and disappointments is still full of delight and wonder that has the power to thrill the soul. At every corner there is a new challenge or some new wonder to put a smile on our face. Yet with all of this, there is still an emptiness, a deep longing that the things of this world cannot fill. Our hearts desire a purpose and a longing that the transitory and perishable things of this life cannot satisfy.

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