Tag: pain

The Joy in the Darkness – A Poem

I could hear her before she became visible. The song she was singing stretched her voice out before her so that it was the first thing about her that I became aware of. Notes of song rang out into the cool air and, from… Continue Reading “The Joy in the Darkness – A Poem”

A Wish In The Dark – A Poem

I hold on to pain. that I find on the streets. It litters the ground, broken shards of glass, forgotten matchbooks, the occasional forgotten book that has become fat with rain. I gather these up, clutch them to my chest. The shards of glass,… Continue Reading “A Wish In The Dark – A Poem”

Holding On To Glass – A Poem

“I don’t understand how you can do it.” She said. Her voice was soft and her eyes were narrowed in thought. “How can you forgive? Does nothing from the past matter?” I thought of her question and how loaded it was. My past was… Continue Reading “Holding On To Glass – A Poem”

The Silent Symphony – A Poem

My body is a symphony of silence. It makes it own music, though I can’t hear it. I can only feel the silence as it makes its way through me. The fatigue that takes my energy? Those are the wind instruments. that fly through… Continue Reading “The Silent Symphony – A Poem”

The Wild Sea Within – A Poem

I often feel as if my body contains a storm at sea. It rages inside of me, trying to tear me limb from limb. I can feel my skin being pulled taunt and I am desperately trying to hold it together. Sometimes, all I… Continue Reading “The Wild Sea Within – A Poem”

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