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Blog – Crystal Lee Writes

Where We Call Home

I carry you in my smileThough seas sometimes separate us, and often our sunsets differI carry you in the way I loveThough FaceTime temporarily mends the missing And phone calls attempt to fill the distance I carry you in my everyday happenings In the way I love animals, the ocean, and gazing at the stars … Read more

Dancing Through Time

As the elephant tracks water from miles awayAnd the hummingbird knows when to fly north The newborn turtle scurries towards the sea As the sunflower rises and droops each day And the Earth rotates every 24 hours The bee forgets not where to find the hive As the baby in utero knows the mother’s voice … Read more

Up The Mountain

I’ve checked out Jumped off the bandwagon Hopped off the train I watch it zoom past me  Where did the time go? I stand in front of the railway lines, luggage in both hands I’ve decided that I’m going to walk It can be lonely, I’ve heard from the other walkers But being on the … Read more

Searching For Land

We’ve emerged from underwater After the plummet But we had almost drowned The old us lie at the bottom of the ocean We had to let them sink, they were weighing us down Treading is tiring Sometimes we float Like driftwood on the waves Energy has to be preserved We’re not out yet Just merely … Read more

Everything’s The Same, You’re Not

You’ll never be the same again. Sometimes Life hands you events that obliterate everything you’ve known Annihilates every dream, ideology, value You will need to rebuild – that’s without question Determine if your city’s infrastructure will stand another quake Was it always this weak? What gets rebuilt is the test You will question your city’s … Read more