Our Spirits Within

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Poems and prayers may be etched in stone

yet only after they fill us

held

in our most sacred of spaces,

the human heart,

our spirits within.

       

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2019, ancient skies

With Our Heart Songs

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With our heart songs, with those unspoken prayers,

we shape and reshape the pliable scars

until, there’s a viable spirit

once again, for ascending

for some pulling down of heaven

to us

creating the hope for our art,

for our children

a future

we can believe in.

      

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2019, ancient skies

Sand Dunes

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I was in my heart on a dry day, and the ocean wind would not satisfy, no matter how much I believed.

So I went through the dunes hunting. Hunting for a reason some people are healed…..

and why some only have the faith of a little bird, with small wings.

Still others are a tortoise shell, hiding their heart, protecting themselves at all costs.

I breathed, and I couldn’t help it, I couldn’t keep holding it all, so I let it all go……every heartache.

And finally I allowed myself……to embrace the wind……from the ocean. 

 

Poetry and Image © Copyright 2019, ancient skies