#105 of 365 – “reflections”

“reflections”

 

I want to unravel

the unforgiving threads

from this old

raggedy robe

 

wash the angry shadows

off of me

that rust

and corrode

 

I want to clear

my mind of reflections

of yesterday’s

guilt

 

climb the crumbling

walls my past

decisions

have built

 

I want to find the child

from years ago

still stranded

and adrift

 

and reassure her

that surviving

to her future

is a gift

 

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About Blackbird

Poet, sculptor, writer, spouse, parent, crazy person - not necessarily in that order.
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2 Responses to #105 of 365 – “reflections”

  1. pi314chron says:

    These painfully personal reflections are, I know, a part of the healing process and poignant beyond my poor words. And such a beautiful tapestry you have woven from the “old raggedy robe!” What a delight!

    Ron

  2. Blackbird says:

    Thanks Ron! I actually started this poem while wearing my “old raggedy robe” I’ve had for probably 20 years or so…reeeaally need a new robe. 🙂

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