Driving ms. uncertainty

Though I still seem to be in the driver’s seat

alas! the controls have been wrested from me

lurching jerkily forward into the ominous darkness

the unknown road is uneven and untrod

striking fear in my faint heart

the rearview mirror shows blurred and murky images

I know not what I see

in a daze I watch time whizzing past

swallowing all memories in its wake

however hard I try, I am unable to apply the brakes

I want to pause, take stock, think and catch my shallow breath

the uncertainty sitting with certainty just above the edge

terrifies and troubles me

but inexorably, we keep moving ahead

who knows if we will reach an enchanted land

where everything will be alright

where butterflies with glowing wings

and blue tipped flickering moonbeams

will dance with delight

or a tenbrous abyss will gulp us down

annihilating us forever

cloistered mind can almost lose

the thread of maturity and sanity

swinging from being pensive to exuberant

but curiousity gets the better of me

I am ready for this ride till the end.https://lifeafter50forwomen.com/2020/06/15/what-do-you-see-34-15-june-2020/

VJ’s Weekly Challenge #100: Pause

54 thoughts on “Driving ms. uncertainty

  1. Your curiosity and optimistic nature make you brave on this uncertain ride! I am in the car with you, holding onto the sides, maybe saying a curse word here and there, but yes, we must keep hope and be brave as we go forward. Well done with all the prompts as well as the hopeful message. 😍

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  2. It’s definitely been a roller coaster ride for many. Wonderfully written and the title says it all. Much uncertainty still hovers over our journey into the future. Love your description of the enchanted land. ❀

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