I love roller coasters.
with each lurch
of the pulling gears
hope that reaches
I love daring to take a fleeting glance
at Life surrounding me
that line my path with
u and d
rounds that whip the wind through my hair
I love the screams and the heart-pounding jolts
I love the b u M p s that jar the deepest parts of my senses
…I love it all
Sometimes I get caught up in this ride called Life — all of its unknowns and struggles,
and that nagging sense of up-to-me-ness that pulls at my soul.
And sometimes I get caught up grasping for Good
as if I’m on a merry-go-round struggling for the golden key that’s lies just beyond reach.
But then I remember,
Life isn’t a merry-go-round
it’s a roller coaster
… and I love this roller coaster.