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Ticks..and tocks

The natural rhythm has stopped
the sweet metronome has stopped the to and fro of its daily arc
can anybody see the war to fight to simply restart the world?
how can they feel the uphill walk at night to push into the light

is it so simple a task
to restart the mask, day from day to night

to restart the work of a lifetime
to remember baby steps,,, and walk them again
all grown up and shaking in the task

do they feel?
how can they?
a thousand years from the shore
a thousand steps from the door
a thousand steps in sand

the Metronome has stopped.
where is the hand that restarts the time
puts to sense all reason and rime
yes the years have left the hoarfrost upon the soul
who we chip away in the morn again

the dance cannot go on
the time has gone awry
no one steps in time
the clock has topped and the timekeeper stopped

or has it?

the world has spun under us and we fell
but when to get up is only for us to tell

life has held the hand to ask
when will we re enter the dance

our clock is a little rusty
and sometimes it is not so trusty
the pendulum awaits the touch
the maestro awaits the glance
lifted arms and smile askance

so, what if we do have start over?
we are given the golden fleece
a brand new piece of the world to conquer

we are kinetic
and plastic

whats to stop the next state of life
you say..
if i could go back and do it all again...
heres your chance.
William Garza
Spine-Health Mod

Welcome to Spine-Health



  • Ah...the great struggle in my mind is laid out in your words...

    "so, what if we do have start over?
    we are given the golden fleece
    a brand new piece of the world to conquer

    we are kinetic
    and plastic

    whats to stop the next state of life
    you say..
    if i could go back and do it all again...
    heres your chance"

    It is definitely my battle....constantly going back to the moment of my injury...if only I did this instead of that....how that would have so much changed the course of my life. I'm trusting in "the man" that my struggles have happened for a reason but it is a difficult pill to swallow at times. I do have to come to terms that starting over for me means accepting me as I am now....my life is completely different...I am completely different.....so I take a deep breath and forge forward, as you say, "now's your chance".

    I love being able to come here to gather support from all my friends...you know who you are.

    We are in this together, right?

    Bilateral pars defect L5
  • only one result,
    that is, however and whatever reasons we have lived for and up to so far
    all lead up to who we are to become.
    fragile as a bubble of glass, and tough as bedrock to wear away, it only takes the slightest pressure the wrong way to break ourselves.

    coming to terms with ourselves is different from the outside worlds
    we have to carry all our conscience, our guilt and tragedy around, on the inside.

    fledglings that we are, awaiting the chance, scared and tired, and with our little tattered wings...
    what a sight we make.
    we forever stand on the edge and look into the distant light, from this height, its not so far is it?
    we are rara avis, that special breed
    everything does happen for a reason, and as reasoning beings, blessed within, able to see further, deeper and able to quiet the fear.

    we cant go back to the fall, it is gone, begotten of misfortune, to cling to the memory is self destruction..most assuredly
    to find the night... time and again, and to face the deepness
    in the heart, the head and the spirit
    and to make definitions, to define the indefinable, the undeniable and inevitable, and then to leap into abyss
    to trust in our own wings, to carry us into the unknown..once again
    that is the essence of freedom my friend
    the broken places, the scar tissue
    those that can see inside will know us by our sign

    bitter draught, we laugh at our table, laid full before us, they will envy us, we chosen, we lucky few, we who tempt fate once again,
    dare they dance the winds and scurl the tides, to taste the brine of unknown sea
    dance the winds and tides
    we, the fortunate few, transcend our miserable lot, to find, in company, treasures beyond compare

    Leap with me
    deny the darkness, no defy! the darkness gathered upon yon valley
    spread your wings and pray for speed this night
    decide to find the wind
    sail upon this tides rise and set sail upon the sea one more time
    we may founder and fall
    grind keel on hidden reef and cry out in grief
    flotsam and jetsam upon some far hidden shore....

    to cry into the darkness
    upraised fist and girded heart
    to say...
    we made it

    now is your chance.
    be brave and true my friends

    btw, i'll be off the air for a little while, internet going on the wayside for a little while, recent events make us make due, and the web is optional for a while..only a little while
    Be ever so blessed
    William :)

    William Garza
    Spine-Health Mod

    Welcome to Spine-Health

  • I'll miss not reading your updates!

    Take care my friend,

    Bilateral pars defect L5
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