Will I Have to Pause?
This traffic light, green, yellow, red,
will I be able to go or do I have to stop instead?
Green, the message to simply go
harmoniously moving in Life’s flow.
Red, the chance to stop and reflect
which direction I might go next.
But yellow catches me unawares–
be cautious or take an impulsive dare?
This yellow gap in both time and space
is a moment for the heart to race.
Suspension in in-decisiveness,
Will it be concession or defiance?
And I also need to be
sensitive to those around me.
Red lets me hesitate, contemplate
in unity with others of a similar fate.
Green encourages acceleration
to my chosen destination.
While yellow just may serve
to remember I may be observed.
By going, a little envy I might find
unless there’s a policeman watching behind!
Next traffic light you come to,
reflect a moment inside of you.
Let green be symbolic of the choice
to express gratitude and rejoice.
And if red interrupts the day,
in peace, take a mini holiday.
And if attuned to your inner voice,
yellow can be a pivotal choice.
A hiccup in which to awaken
to the road, life has serendipitously taken.
Even a prophetic moment to