Oh little ones I held you
In my hands
Gave life-force to your dreams
To all your plans
Within this darkened plain
This universe
I gifted you your freedom
As a curse

Oh little ones once sheltered
In my heart
Through lightning strong you rise
And then depart
I’m shivering within
An ancient soul
You cannot separate
And yet be whole

Oh little ones before
Your world was born
From this grey, fading mantle
You were torn
Electric as you rose
Across the sky
I wept for all the love
That you’d deny

Oh little ones
You live, you laugh, you die
I weep for all the love
That you deny

(c) Helen Valentina 2014, All Rights Reserved

About Helen

I'm drawn to blogging as a way to share ideas and consider what makes us who we are. Whether it's in our working life or our creativity, expression is a means to connect.
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6 Responses to Held

  1. Hector says:


  2. Last two lines of the first stanza—they take some thought. 🙂

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