Snow is falling.
It’s early morning.
The sky is dark,
the wind chilling,
the air crisp.

It’s time to
take a stroll.
In the snow
and solitude,
I walk slow
and reflect.

A year is almost
gone by and,
I have a hundred
things to confess.
But one truth is
only necessary,

that I have done
my very best
to hold on
and to live.

From now on,
I’ll stand tall
and brace for
the next year
to come by.

— Petra

Rovaniemi, Finland — by me

It’s been some time since my last post. I was on vacation in Finland and didn’t write anything. Surely, I thought about writing but didn’t have a chance, being busy visiting Santa Claus and all that stuff.

I did a lot of walking in the morning and evening, though. I needed that peace and quiet and some time to contemplate, alone. This year has been rough. I know I’ve said that many times. But it is truly horrible. I have reached my rock bottom yet.

After seeking help and taking a vacation, I think I’m getting better. Whatever the next year brings, I’m ready.

Do you think I should write more about Finland? Maybe in the next post. Thanks for reading. Follow me for more blog posts and poetry. 🙂