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Does Death Free the Heart…

07 Jan

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It is morning, I find myself facing the eastern sky to bless the new day; I watch in awe as the coolness of the night melds with the golden rays of the sun. As if a stranger to my own body, I run down a furrowed road the wind caressing my face, I am at peace, living in the moment, in the right place.

I leave the road to follow a path into unfamiliar woods, I stare into the darkness beyond the trees; I realized the only thing I had to fear was me. I did not have to worry about leaving footprints behind, no one would care, within time, there would be nothing to find.

I walked out of the darkness into a meadow, a sea of green grass and heather spread before me like purple froth upon a stormy sea; I began to run wildly at the anticipation of being free. As I reach the foot of a mountain my life seem so very clear, I knew freedom was near.

I climbed to another summit, I leaned over the rocky ledge, suddenly I begin to fall; will I die when I hit the bottom I thought, I knew that there was no need to cry out, no one would hear my call.   I plunge toward another beautiful valley below; jolted to consciousness by moans that fill the void where I lay; I opened my eyes dawn was outside my window, I realized I had been dreaming; it would soon be another new day.

I go to bed each night hoping to find a quiet moment in time where I can dream while embracing the hunger in my heart; I believe in dreams, within them I may find a new start. Yes, it is once again morning and I find myself filled with hope, a new day has come.

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9 responses to “Does Death Free the Heart…

  1. Kate Cowie Riley

    January 7, 2016 at 5:26 pm

    Beautifully written! For those of us who live our lives by what comes to us in our dreams, those hours are so important.

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  2. Edyta Diana Kania

    January 7, 2016 at 5:28 pm

    Lovely dream. Here is to new beginnings.

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  3. sheldonk2014

    January 9, 2016 at 8:53 am

    Great piece
    Simply beautiful

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  4. reocochran

    January 10, 2016 at 12:38 am

    Your dream turned out well but with you standing on the ledge or precipice, so to speak I had fears of a bad ending. No one wants to dream of their own mortality, I would hope! Nicely written, which did get me worrying. . . Take care and here’s to dreaming and also, to waking with another day here on earth. ♡

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  5. poetlou

    February 18, 2016 at 5:39 pm

    I believe the heart frees us from death , as the heart has seen so many glorious gifts that GOD has given us that it becomes like the yellow brick road.

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