Tag Archives: acceptance

Hope

These things they say of hope I cannot see them Find myself blind It seems to me that times of hope Were times that would precede despair It was the thing I clinged to When nothing else was there And … Continue reading

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Shallows

Let me swim only in shallow waters I am too old now And too inexpert To gather courage and descend To greater depths Let me wallow in the serenity That is ambition Finally beaten down and away And take simple … Continue reading

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Weightless

I I am weightless I am flying through the perfect sky And I I am free at last I have no boundaries being weightless I I feel so innocent and so pure of heart in both mind and soul That … Continue reading

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Hymn to the Fall

Hovering above me this crystal night I felt the hand of spirits caress my cheek and then it seemed I heard them speak and call me traitor, call me weak As though upon their testimony worlds would rise and fall … Continue reading

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To the Last

To the last drop of wine I drink to you Remembering our days before solitude descended and in my grief befriended me so gentle in its sway To the last melody I sing to you How I danced in your … Continue reading

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Lantern Poem – Knowing Too Late

I took you by the hand Hopeful, foolish lost Light dazzling Dance for me till we both spin down I trusted your dear heart not knowing you well You held me just one time then disappeared Gone I took you … Continue reading

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Sea Change

Reflecting the circles Of life and of choice Listening to the patterns The still and peaceful voice Dreaming of a sea change Begin, rebuild anew Lens I use part foreign Part familiar view Would there be a chance Will the fates … Continue reading

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Procession

The procession of my days gives way to slow encroaching age Each page is written deep in blood and floods my mind with memories that tease The procession of these hours have powers to make the past within akin to … Continue reading

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Soul

Burning on this pyre of many years I weave my own lost mystery We have too many deeds undone and too little history to make any sense of you and me We look to skies above to find a god … Continue reading

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Solitude

You are no longer here It has been many, many years I’m growing old With all our stories yet untold My memory still is clear Your ghost has now withdrawn And from this book our pages torn A broken heart … Continue reading

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