Asks and Answers

Asks and Answers

What will you be
when life isn’t going up or down
or sideways every other day

when your heart says “enough”
and decides that silence
is also ambient music

when contentment is preferable to amazement

when peace of mind finally wins over emotion.

Will you change your clothes
to show how you feel inside
throw away your wardrobe
and buy everything new

will you change your hair
your face, your eyes,
the way you smile
or not smile?

What will you become when
you are no longer on the edge of obliteration,
of reinventing yourself for the twentieth time?

What will you do after
discovery and acceptance?

What will you do
with all that extra time?

What have you been doing
with all that extra time?