Living in short moments between the cameras shutter
Brief moments of quiet before the shutter is released again
A dark cavern
Waiting for the next moment
The next exposure
Refueling in the dark quiet
Click after click after click
Soon the refueling station needs to be replenished
Digging to find a deeper well
A lake of calm I can take a drink from
Sipping from a mug to remember
The dreams
The excitement
The passion
Or trying to
Stomach Is turning with things swallowed as an adult
Taking on what was not part of us
Now shifting thru the dirt
Having lived thru the pain and gained the wisdom
Seeking to reclaim
Mix old with the new
Creating a new glass to sip from

(C) Jack Roman