The Beauty of the World

By Jessica Ricks   The Beauty of the World   I see the stars above, The rolling clouds, The colorful flowers, The bunnies and the deer, And I say, “Thank you.” The universe created This lovely grandeur, We are just observers Here to experience This beauty that is Not ours. And with that, I am … Continue reading The Beauty of the World

Breathe In, Breathe Out

By Jessica Ricks Breathe In, Breathe Out   Everything stops. Shaking hands, heart palpitations Throat tightens, There is someone standing on my chest Weighing me down. I am falling through space, accelerating, The world is a haze. My breath is stuck, oxygen deprived Concentration long gone.   Breathe in, breathe out.   Time freezes. Suddenly … Continue reading Breathe In, Breathe Out