Conscious Look back over your Shoulder for a hundred things Wait to be improved. Photo by Neslihan Gunaydin on Unsplash Want access to exclusive writing? Become a patron! Spread The StoryClick to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related 21 thoughts on “Conscious” Add yours Such a powerful piece. It really got me thinking about my past & reflecting on things. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Such a simple yet powerful piece! Amazing as usual my friend! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Wow, it’s amazing how a few words can be so powerful. Love this piece and the important message it gives, thank you! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Another amazing piece! I love how simple it is yet it is so powerful! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I agree with Sara. This piece is about self-reflection for me. We can always look over our shoulder and view the past, and measure how far we have traveled. Such a nice piece. xo Erica LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Love this piece, Jaya! I interpret it as needing to tackle and understand your past (over your shoulder) first in order to truly improve yourself for the future. Thanks for sharing xx Lynn | https://www.lynnmumbingmejia.com LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Self-reflection, awareness of the present, and a positive attitude make everyone’s lives better. You have said this beautifully and with great simplicity in this haiku. Thanks, Jaya xx LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Your poems always connect with me. They are so powerful. Thanks again for sharing! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Sometimes the shortest poems can be the most powerful, which is definitely the case with this one. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Another great piece! I interpret this as the idea of looking back and reflecting on things that’ve happened to you with a whole new perspective, and then moving forward by working on yourself x https://www.femaleoriginal.com LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Another amazing poem. So much to think about in so little words x LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I love these poems, you make so much happen in so little words which is an amazing talent x Kayleigh Zara 🌟 http://www.kayleighzaraa.com LikeLiked by 1 person Reply 🙂 LikeLike Reply Lovely haiku there! 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thank you for enjoying. 🙂 LikeLike Reply Food for thought…look back over your shoulder. This makes me think of the many things we have yet to resolve and confront, yet life always tells us to keep looking forward. How can we when the baggage keeps us chained and reminds us it needs clearing? LikeLiked by 2 people Reply A marvelous way of expressing this! While it can hurt to hold yourself back when you should move forward, it is good to know when to pause and clean up. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Very powerful poem. Sometimes we don’t need a lot of words to get an important message across! LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Exactly! LikeLike Reply Extremely powerful. Sometimes it only takes a few words to get the message across. Natonya | https://www.justnatonya.wordpress.com LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Yes; I love condensing everything down into as few vibrant words as possible. LikeLike Reply Share your feelings with me Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.