Friday, September 09, 2005

Growing Up...

I'm not sure what I thought adulthood would be like but somehow I have landed in it and I don't recognize this at all.

I had thought "growing" would mean
more of the same
only better
But the surging tides bring
new floatsam to the shore
-still alive with similarity-
It has explored new beaches,
releasing relics yet unseen:
from the shipwrecked,
the lonely
the adventurous and bereft
Un-looked-for differences
And I weep under the archway
of an unforseen world.