National Poetry Writing Month. Poem #8 of 30.


Worth It

I stand now-

In this older body

Calling down the years

To when the grand dream was new

And the people came to celebrate

In the beauty of that time

It was a thing of wonder

To have your life more in front of you than behind

And to risk everything for love

It was worth it

Just to have stood on that earth

In that moment

With a crazy brave heart

Shouting out

To the horizon-


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