Early Company

These early morning awakenings - The 4 a.m. starting times - used to be coffee and silence and words on the page now the alarm sets the day running I tumble from the bed and my shadows follow behind chattering at me setting a watch over me welcoming the day at my side - Caroline … Continue reading Early Company


Heartbeat to breath and breath to calm the body creates a space to heal from the day mind becomes background anxiety’s endless chatter before the steady flow of the body taking its time - Caroline A. Slee

Counted in Hours #MondayBlogs

Each day set in blocks hours unrolling a bumpy path of single steps Each day just a touch more than can be done counting in hours as time runs out Tasks compound an exponential growth always more waiting behind the present moment And our days unroll hour and minutes gone moments in a life overloaded … Continue reading Counted in Hours #MondayBlogs

Right of Reply

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Words are thrown without caution thoughtless and cavalier and we wait our right of reply the high road just another way to make ourselves invisible learning to leave the last word unspoken when ears will not receive it - Caroline A. Slee


We rocket on set in a forward course locked into the future we cannot yet see all hope without evidence and a path obscure - Caroline A. Slee

Tim Burton #FridayPhilosophy

“Visions are worth fighting for. Why spend your life making someone else’s dreams?” - Tim Burton

Waiting in the Dark

We do not see the watcher’s eyes waiting in the dark seeking the moment our guard has fallen our soft bellies exposed we do not see sharpened claws waiting in the dark honed to razors deadly weapons waiting for the vulnerable minute we do not see tooth and fang aiming for our throats predator stalking … Continue reading Waiting in the Dark


Cliff walls surround us no path ahead no way to turn back fingertips bleed scrambling for a handhold a free climb we did not seek a view we do not chase a choice to continue to climb the insurmountable or let go fall into the unknown - Caroline A. Slee


We cannot breathe the air a toxic haze surrounding us as we continue the madness dispelling our poisonous habits into a world ready to shrug us off - Caroline A. Slee

Endurance #MondayBlogs

Training and transforming were not meant for the body the physical strength the quick sprints the endless hills all designed for the mind for the daily grind stamina to carry on - Caroline A. Slee