Poetry 101 Rehab: Found


This week’s prompt: Found

Shutting my eyes was so easy

I thought: Why not.

Block out any ambition

You have lost so often

That pain you can do without.

So I did and wandered in my own wilderness

Removed from people

Living isolated

Safe and secure

No threats

I was ok.

Then you popped up

I wasn’t looking for you

But you surfaced all the same

A few idle words here and there

No thoughts of pursuit.

Now I am lost without you

You have lit me from within

Taught me to love

To accept

And above all, to trust.

I can never repay you

Only love you

Reach out

Knowing you are there.

I am amazed each day

That you have found

What I thought could

Never be found.

Written for: http://maraeastern.com/2015/06/22/poetry-101-rehab-found/

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16 Responses to Poetry 101 Rehab: Found

  1. skyllairae says:

    Really interesting take on the prompt, so uplifting!

  2. JackieP says:

    I like the message of love and hope. 🙂

  3. DELL CLOVER says:

    Another one that tempts me to hope for a moment.

  4. phylor says:

    Beautiful poem: the idea that we can hope for second chances, especially when we least expect them.

  5. schattenengel says:

    I really felt the love you expressed.

  6. Mara Eastern says:

    It’s a wonderful, wonderful poem of something lost and then surprisingly regained! I love the spirit. Thank you for sharing your piece!

  7. Bastet says:

    Sweetly written .. really very lovely. Thanks for sharing!

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