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From Hopeless To Blessed

By MarcusDrummingPoet All Rights Reserved ©


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When days turn fast to dark night
When nights last without moonlight
When sun looks like too long to shine yet
Desperately dreaming of the heat in the morning
My skin never seems to feel
Hit by the nightly wind of my illusions, cold as ice
Waking me up to the world of my disillusions, raining sky,
Leading me to a shelter of questions without answers
Answers endlessly expected like the dawn in an endless dark night
Fears appear to be hard to fight and,
Hope looks like too long to shine yet and,
What’s life without hope? And,
What’s worse than living hopeless?
Maybe leaving your Faith…
Under my skin, burnt a lifting spirit
The flame of Faith kept my flesh 37°C,
So I kept the Faith, to help me wait until the next day to come
Like a morning bird impatient in its nest to best start the day by singing
Not knowing of what tomorrow is made
Just knowing about the past, trying to forget about yesterday
Knowing that today is a new present to open up…
Never sure if I’d enjoy this present as much as my last birthday present
But forever keeping at least the joy of my Faith…
Faith in who, trust in what? Faith in Mr Sunshine, trust in peacefulness.

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Laraine Smith: My only suggestion on the grammar is to use I have it bookmarked on Google Chrome. I see myself in the determination in this beautiful story! I have Cerebral Palsy, and I have dreams that I have been working hard for, too! The humor made me laugh!

Soaring_Soul: I'll list my critiques for each one following the collections chapter index.Petals of Time was so very beautiful and loved your concept of time!Death, was so chilling, dark, and yet amazing all at once. It was quite enticing and gripping!Darkness, was perfect and gave the impression of slowness,...

novicemaster: The imagery in this prose poem is glorious. I love the way you manipulate words. You seem to have harnessed them to bend to your every whim. The slightly archaic ones like "whilst" make this resemble a fairytale. The entire idea of a prose poem is brilliant. I didn't get the ending at first, but ...

maxniederhofer: Kara,I loved this. The one suggestion I would make is to show me, don't tell me. E.g."Now look at your skin / It is beautiful / You are beauty pure."It might be better to use more evocative imagery and language to make me feel, i.e. truly comprehend, the pure beauty, rather than telling me it is ...

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