Life’s Paradigm Shifts

Life changes sometimes, in major ways
Those markedly different, than what we know
Ways resembling tectonic plate shifts
building, unseen, over time

Paradigmatic changes: destroying old foundations
creating new ones, undergirding our being
Changes taking us back, to our essence
To the beginning seed, we didn’t know we were

Suddenly, there we find ourselves
like a new seashell, washed ashore
to be collected and transported, or
left as material for tomorrow’s beach

Easy answers escape us at these times
All questions new, too unformed for our lips
But one thing for certain
change is, and change we are

7 thoughts on “Life’s Paradigm Shifts

  1. Dear Don

    Thanks for asking Im well , been finishing just few ends and have been on fasting month so getting lazy I suppose …

    I hope you are well too

    Loved the poem ..the end is so powerful …

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