Holding back the river

Time

I wish It was possible to keep hold of Time

To pause it

To place a moment in a jar, lid on and screw it up as tight as possible

I wish life would just give me a chance to live

To hold back the river and calm down

I don’t want to be dragged along in the current

Whizzing down stream, life passing by

As peaceful as it may sound, resting in the water and allowing the current to carry me

Means I’m missing out on what is passing by

I don’t want to swim up stream either

I don’t have the energy to fight the currents

Yes, it means I am alive

That I am strong

But, just for now I would like the river to raise either side and allow me to be me

Just hold back the river

Allow me to rest

To keep my boys by my side

Without the struggle of life

Time is too short to just go with the flow

Time is too short to live a hectic lifestyle

I wish It would slow down

Let us really take in what is happening around us

I don’t want to go with the flow anymore

I want it to slow down and part

The same water cannot be touched again, just like life

Once a time has passed it will never happen again

Holding back the river for just one moment

Allow me to hold the precious ones around me

To take in

To breathe

To rest

And then, after that moment I will be ready for the next journey

The adventure of life

 

 

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