After the Storm

We will count the losses
After the storm
We will weep for fallen
On turbulent seas
We will hold those that grieve
The ones that mourn
And build our future
By slow degrees

We will pray for morning
A coppery sun
A cascade of colour
To obliterate grey
We will look in wonder
At all we’ve begun
And honour the losses
That paved the way

We will count the losses
After the storm
And herald the heroes
The world we have born

(c) Helen Valentina 2015, 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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4 Responses to After the Storm

  1. AJ says:

    Bravo! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘Beautiful poem…πŸ‘

  2. Jen says:

    Such a beautiful mixture of loss and hope in one poem – this is quite striking!

    Well done!


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