#63 of 365 – “where the dreams of children play”

“where the dreams of children play”

 

I am trying to change my thinking

and let brighter colors in

 

trying to open up the shadows

to which I am so akin

 

I miss so much when I can’t see

beyond the darkness that I wear

 

as echoes of light fall mute and still

beneath my melancholy stare

 

and my prayers don’t reach the skies

with the heaviness they bear

 

I yearn to drop the cloak of sorrow

and run into the naked day

 

and linger in the sunshine

where the dreams of children play

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About Blackbird

Poet, sculptor, writer, spouse, parent, crazy person - not necessarily in that order.
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