For years I longed,
For a place where I belonged,
Warm and sheltered, comforted and free,
Found it under a great big tree.
After years of shelter the tree gave way,
and its shadow began to slowly fade away.
But before the shadow had completely vanished,
Had to step out without the feeling of being banished.
Burnt by the heat and hit by rain,
Then came the memories flooding, leaving me in pain.
Wanting to runback into the comfort of the shadow,
Unsure of my future, I even seeked tarot.
After some time out in the open,
Slowly started to heal and mend what’s broken.
Heat turned to warmth and rain to showers,
I started to enjoy my new found powers.
There I stood once again reborn,
This was just the beginning of a new day’s dawn,
Looking back at the tree’s shadow, nowhere was it found,
Searched for it high and low and then I turned around,
For there it was once again,
Strong and sturdy as if nothing had changed,
But this time the shadow was not of the tree,
It was my own, the shadow was of me….
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Beautiful and poignant lines. It speaks of rebirth to me and starting anew!
Wow what a beautiful piece. You most definitely have a beautiful way with words. Thank you for offering it as a downloadable as well.
Its very beautiful and natural i like to read more. Thank you for sharing.
This is a powerful poem and help me to interpretate these word and evoke my emotions. What a talented writer.
Such a powerfully poetic piece.The words are so touching. And yes, cheers to re-birth and a new dawn.
wow great choice of words! amazing how can one express beauty in words!
Su aa beautiful piece, shows one can grow and have the strength they thought they can never have not knowing it’s always been in them all you have to do is find and discover it.
Whoah. This is such a beautiful poem. Thanks for sharinf
Beautiful words and I should thank you. After reading this some words came to my mind.
I love how you used rain to show your feelings. This poem has such power.
Such a beautiful piece. I really enjoyed reading it!!
Well written poem that I can tell is from the heart. Keep up the great work.
I love to read your poeams. It takes courage to put yourself out there and share your deepest feelings. Beautiful work!
You definitely have your way with words… This is so beautiful!
Very beautiful poem, you do have a way with words and made me read it all the way till the end, to find out what happened with the shadow. Interesting how it was yours all along.
This is such a beautifully written poem! So strong and emotional!You’ve got a way with words really!
Wow this is a really beautiful poem. I love the words and imagery.
What a lovely poem. You have such a fantastic grasp of imagery and making every line flow together. Thank you for sharing your work!
I Love the lines. You are a very good writer!
Your words are so beautiful – what a touching poem. Love your words and purpose.
Your poem is beautiful and very inspirational. I love how well it relates to our lives :-)-
Wonderful imagery. Beautiful poem✨
Thanks a lot!
I love it!!!!!
Thanks you so much!
Beautiful piece mate & poignant words
Such a pleasant read. The whole concept is great. Talent is evident.
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