Photo Randy Fath


Look at life

Walking down the fence

Dragging my stick

From one to the other

Click click click

Something about it

The movement sound

Feeling in my hand

Cracks on the sidewalk

Moving by

Don’t step on one

Or you’ll

A few Phlox

Reach through

Smiling and playful



Photo Pavel Anoshin


Something you learn

From New England


Nowhere else

Amid the chaos of youth

Tearing at me from all sides

Was a voice

Not the first

Nor the loudest

Or most demanding

When all had settled

A piece of wisdom

Here and there

Just enough to expose




Photo @samlydesign


How the world looks

Through beliefs

From others

More interested

In themselves

And what they have

Than the young

Impressionable me

The aging me looking

For a spot to fit into

The old me

Seeking a personal path

Around the obstacles

Of indifference

Illusions are invisible

Therein lies their…



Cliff Wise

Book series - Anxiety is not Depression ‘Bring Order to the Chaos’, ‘Daily Reader’, ‘Questions and Answers’. The view from the inside about these disorders.