Journey to Your Deepest Self

I Want to Be the Darkness

“I want to be the darkness!” She said. Not knowing how profound Her desire and courage went. Now I’m here with her Tumbled into this place Once more With her leading me Showing me the way She always has been Calling me to come down To where heart was lost A very long time ago She wants me to stay here forever now Never leave again I’ve been prone to leaving Hating the darkness The decay and stench here The ugliness of this place Of all the hurt and loss that’s ever been I’ve done all I could to stay away from here When she’s pulled me down Once more To the place where everything good withers A slow painful decay How could anyone want to be here? I’m walking in the land of the dead now Or so it seems With her Not alone anymore I’ve brought a small bit of light My willingness To bring love here However I can For as long as it takes No place else to go That feels more real Or more worthwhile being in No more avoiding What lives in the darkness I’m not leaving anymore I don’t know what I can do here Don’t know what will happen To me, to her, to it all I just know it has to be That she is included Her voice heard Her passion honored Or else we’re all doomed To be drawn into the abyss Of heart break Forever So here I’ll stay This small flicker of light I’ll keep tending That’s all it takes Or so she tells me A willingness to be transformed By the fire of this place That only burns away the illusions We’ve all been pretending Maybe the tides are turning now Time for something new Something yearned for From the very beginning Maybe the original spark That was drawn by the darkness Will stay So something new Something precious And wanted Can be...

Alive With Love For Rare Friends

Thank you for the chances you offered me The Doors you opened That I took That I walked through And for letting me see your anger When I didn’t And thank you for letting me know That your anger didn’t mean I was wrong Thank you so much For pushing me to dig deeper Under the sleepiness To get to my terror and rage and grief How trained I’d been To say I was fine After I’d fallen and Hurt myself Thank you for showing me How to cry The moment my heart is cracked open Raw Tender Trembling Melting Burning Yearning Alive With...

Dance Her Song

She is a Prisoner A broken, brilliant almost Secreting dances Ferocious or Soft Burning to be Born Trembling beneath The skin Unseen Dying to burst out Into the light Hoping against hope to Not go unsung Into the dreamless...

You Say

You didn’t come for healing You say You are already healed You say You understand it all You say The world is insane but you You say You can see This is what I say You are not healed I am not healed No one is healed Some are healing As long as there is Violence We are not healed As long as there is Rape We are not healed As long as there is Government We are not healed As long as there is Prison We are not healed As long as there is Cancer We are not healed As long as there is Addiction We are not healed As long as there is You and I and Us and them We are not healed You already know You say You are telling me nothing new You say This is what I say What you seek is Death You seek the end And the end Is what you will always have Until you love The mess The darkness The terror of Not knowing How it will end Who you are Where you are going You don’t...
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