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By The Dani WriterPublished 4 years ago 1 min read

I stopped doing everything else and started writing

about the reconnaissance mission

Splintered pieces of self

buried and left for dead

but not forgotten

Tactical plans laid out in unit briefing

as clearly

I would not survive the remainder of the journey minus complete self

I didn’t need this

I needed me

Listening for breath sounds akin to a stage one cardiac arrest assessment

Just take a few seconds to find out what’s really happened


will always register

to segments

of you

Just need everything and everyone to be quiet

And what a relief to see movement

Energy vibrating off in a distant corner of undergrowth that you’d walked past like a hundred times before and not seen

Beautiful Heart

who inscribed self-made step stones full of reflection and reminiscence because your Higher Self demanded it

Sometimes this wisdom is deemed madness by those who just did not know

The love you gave was manifest from a deep infinite source

and to maintain life

it had to flow freely

The mortal nature of temples

by definition

is finite

It was not a design flaw that kept you thus

Beloved Soul

you still shine with your eyes closed in the darkest recesses of the Universe when all the stars have faded and celestial bodies spent their course

Just savour this light of yours with reflecting sighs and inner smiles

dancing feet and a hand that keeps time because it started writing

and stopped doing everything else


About the Creator

The Dani Writer

Explores words to create worlds with poetry, nonfiction, and fiction. Writes content that permeates then revises and edits the heck out of it. Interests: Freelance, consultations, networking, rulebook-ripping. UK-based





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