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At the End of Things

by Amy Christie 2 months ago in surreal poetry
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In touching past wish

I feel hurt,

I loved a different path

back then, still me,

changed,

not the same,

I want to step into that time,

a mirror stops my soul

collapsing into what was

and still stays

inside a rain

of memories.

***

If good or bad,

untold, unknown,

I wanted things to be

so bright, sunny

and kind,

everything changed,

new light, a forest

I hadn't felt

came close,

engulfed

hopes turned to embers

and the dark

took voice away, my song,

flew up a tree,

waiting on branch

for sunny afternoons and tea,

for flowers and a petals trail

to know the way,

to lead heart sunshine

back to meadow.

***

I long to be there one more time,

I can't come back

as I am now

I've walked into a new horizon,

for better love,

for rainbows,

for hope that never flies

away.

***

Apart from wishes long ago

I see the end of things,

I still hold memories

dear in heart,

loved in remembrance,

I started with a tiny candle,

I almost lost the way,

I found the steps into twilight,

at dawn

I met the sun.

***

I will stay on this sill,

if choices are meant to be broken,

this ending

will be just one breath,

a step far into clouds,

I can begin again,

if forest comes too close,

if no forgiving smile

answers my own

sunshine.

***

Each color that stayed here,

is mine to hold

caress,

bold as the sorrow that has left,

kind in each touch

into moonlight,

I go, I fly,

I stay,

when all things end

I can begin

to fly once more.

***

Waiting and gone

found and forgiven,

I am at peace,

at home.

© 2022 Amy Christie

Photo credit: Pixabay

Originally published on Simily

surreal poetry

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Amy Christie

Passionate writer and journalist, striving to create meaningful connections.

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