FLARE! into the Night

5 Jul

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This silent sky envelops all my soul,
A fading flicker dimmed by dark despair.
Alone and empty, lost in this black hole,
I search for stars but see hope shine nowhere.

And yet I burn, sole evidence I live,
With longings, disappointments, failures, fears.
Such toxic fuels, if used, new power give.
Ignited, inner anger disappears.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThere is no path, no safe and structured rise,
But only straggled streams of struggling light.
Ideas like constellations fill the skies
Once braved to flare into the hopeless night.

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4 Responses to “FLARE! into the Night”

  1. hostingthemuse July 5, 2013 at 10:16 am #

    Beautiful!!!!!!!!

    • charmingthemuse July 5, 2013 at 10:22 am #

      Thanks, Eva. You’re better at lighting fires under people than anyone else I know! ❤

  2. Vivi Barnes July 5, 2013 at 2:02 pm #

    I love this! And I kinda want to give you a hug, my friend! =)

    • charmingthemuse July 5, 2013 at 3:29 pm #

      I look forward to redeeming my Vivi hug voucher in person later this month. 🙂

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