Parade ready

She assembles intentions with great care,
Positioning them in a tight phalanx,
An army of brave soldiers preparing for warfare.

First to last, major to minor, at parade ready.
Her ambitions await her direction,
A cue to proceed into the nebulous fray.

Tensions high, anticipation hopeful.
Best laid plans can be lead stray
Without reinforcements going into battle.

Winters harsh, summers fair
Distractions draw her soldiers’ eyes
Turns them from their mission declared

It isn’t the struggle that tests her resolve
But the soul-crushing ennui
Expectations, like ice, dissolve

Obstacles are of her own making
Good intentions be damned

Inspiration: Intent

 

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I believe all good fiction includes an element of truth, and all good photography includes an element of fantasy. In this journal I hope to give voice to the stories swirling around in my head, and to capture the images I see through my camera’s lens.

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