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New Beginnings and Second Chances are often marked by Death.

April 1, 2021

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I saw in my dream
a little girl clutch
a piece of a mans old clothing.

Subtle was her longing scream
to once more feel his loving touch
and like that anguish blurred into loathing.

The welling of tears that drowned her eyes,
A love once earthbound now soared in the skies.
The tremors in her bones,
a sign of vulnerability only death would condone.
The proof of his existence, were in her scars made clear.
Grief, untamed, too profound for the reflectiveness of a tear.

But then on a cliff,
of dawn kissed green,
I saw that little girl at the tip.

Forgotten were their surface tiffs,
the peaking rays of hope finally seen
She held out the piece of clothing, the piece of past, the source of her loathing
and loosened her grip.

At the end of my dream, I no longer saw the little girl.
In her place was a young woman, foreign to the world.


 
What are you holding onto?
What is holding onto you?
What is stopping you from living your life in abundance?

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8 Comments
  • nolongeractive

    This is so beautiful and I love all of the meaning and signifigance behind all of your work, it is simply breathtaking!! Amazing job!


    about 1 month ago
  • nolongeractive

    This is amazing!


    about 1 month ago
  • Parisienne

    Oh wow this is so gorgeous. I just adore how you layered the ideas and language - so beautiful. I even love the footnotes!
    re: this is such a late reply but thank you!! I'm glad you liked cigarette compliments!!


    about 1 month ago
  • Writing4Life

    Re: Thank you! Well....ummm....read this piece: https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/226373/version/478007


    about 1 month ago
  • Rohan’s Defender

    Re: aww, thank you!!!
    Are you ARMY?!


    about 1 month ago
  • WordsSpeakLouder

    This is really well written, also the death taro card also means rebirth so I think the title definitely true.


    about 1 month ago
  • Ava Marie

    Re:Thank you!!
    This is amazing! It's so beautiful and picturesque.


    about 1 month ago
  • Ellington Stone

    Oooooh, this is awesome. It totally transported me, just the first few lines. Spooky, but also sad.

    Re: thank you!! That’s what I was going for.


    about 1 month ago