Soul Surgery

Photo A.M. Moscoso

For the better part of

my life

People have told me

I could be so much more

then who and what I am right now.

 

For the better part of my life

I tried my best to be more

then who and what I was

only to have the people in my life say

I could be more then who and what I am right now.

 

And then one day

I told the people in my life

goodbye

and found

I was just fine

the way I was.

 

Daily Addictions  Prompt: Augment

Crow’s Peregrination

Installment to my Soul Food Café Project ” Manhole Covers ” from my blog ” At The Crossroads “

At The Crossroads

Creativity is a monster- eventually you have to turn it loose:

Inspired by the Soul Food Café Project: Manhole Covers

” It’s like this, ” the crow said to  me  from above ground, where it is always light ” if you come out of there I can show you the mysteries and the curiosities of the world. ”

” All of them? ” I asked from below the street where it was always dark.

” Well. Most of them.”

” But if you’ve discovered them they’re not mysteries anymore. Right? So what does that leave? A trip to see the world biggest ball of string?”

” You’re a smart aleck kid. Climb on up and let’s hit the road.”

I put my hands up above my head  and had every intention of pushing the heavy metal manhole cover to the side, but what was the rush? I’d  been down here for so…

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