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Author Name: Freemaybememories 7 Comments
Date Added: October 17, 2008 08:10:48 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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calm before the storm
I look up at the moon and revel in the night
I feel connected to it and drawn by the light
I wonder if my forefathers looked at it with a howl
It shines in the night like a old majestic owl
I live in a world completely covered by our shadows
I am lost in suffering and despair in my hallows
Who am I but a hopeless traveler in an everlasting struggle?
Where am I but on the ancient land in this ever lapsing bubble?
I'm here on this path of uncertainty in feelings
Looking at the moon to guide my spiritual healing
I put my faith in disparity and my hope in shambles
I lost my power in charity and clarity in rambles
I resonate with personal self truths and bask in their glory
I am passionate in my beliefs and mask them in my stories

I am flawless because I've been broken and rebuilt
Unaware my flaws still bleed from under a mask of guilt
When you think your essence is so much greater because of books and philosophy
Take the lesson I have yet to learn... There is no humility in hypocrisy
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Comment By: FreeHannah Mae on October 22, 2008 09:07:31 PM Report
I love this

 

~Shanna

Comment By: FreeTango on October 17, 2008 04:34:59 PM Report
A wonderful poem of self exploration, it is often said that we do not know our selves.

Tango.

Comment By: FreeHeidi Campbell on October 17, 2008 09:18:25 AM Report
Ohhh, a zodiac approach, I love it! I've always heard that the moon can make people do "crazy" things, but I've also been aware that when drawn by it, very powerful things...this poem was very charismatic and unique in the way that no matter what happens to you, you very seldom let it take you down, you take the learning approach and move on...very much wisdom here indeed!

Heidi

Comment By: FreeDan on October 16, 2008 12:12:55 PM Report
This was a tour de force and loved every line. Such emotional depth expressed. Truly great write.

 

Dan

Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on October 16, 2008 11:41:24 AM Report
This is a poem of self exploration. We learn the most when we look within. "Who am I but a hopeless traveler in an everlasting struggle?"...yes indeed, just like the whole lot of us.

 

~Barbara~  

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on October 16, 2008 10:42:50 AM Report
Wow...This incredible  how powerful the emotions  I  also can relate to...So rebuilt so many times..
now I am perfect...

There is so much wisdom in this poem..
Still you survive..
 Excellant poetry...
 ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on October 16, 2008 09:42:39 AM Report
lovely! as a life long moonchild I sure relate. She has been my mother, nursemaid, confidante and shoulder to cry on and will remain so.
there are many who feel this way too
Ali x





 


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