Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. - Jane Wagner
The Nueces river runs through the Southwest Texas near my mother's house. I always think of my trips there and my walks along the river's edges.
west of Uvalde.
Mesquite trees stand tall
beside quiet blue pools,
and narrows of fast running water.
I walk the dry edges.
My thoughts lost in sound
of moving water.
The river moves unseen below the rocks,
popping back up
in a gurgling torrent further along.
Never ceasing, it flows to natures
There is no stopping here.
only the illusion.
Change is made on the move.
Change is inevitable, and as much as we would like for some things to stay the same they rarely do.