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The Sun Rises

I'd been the fire in the rain
the sun in the storm 
I'd been everywhere
and nowhere 

my broken back arched
once in defiance,
a monk chanted and
the moon stood still 

I told him, 
don’t pray for me I am a
godless goddess
the white fire burns in me 
and no other

through a tongue-less mouth
I screamed for release
into the otherworld
having a million words to say
I was speechless


the sun rises in me again
healing my wounds 
the answer to my cries 
I am free again to dream

my monk friend,
take my hands feel my faith
my broken back now healed
arches in exaltation

I dance on moonbeams
sliding the light of beauty 
dream catchers spin with 
the sound of my first word

I am reborn and new once more
only my joy will be the death of me

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  1. Date: 12/4/2013 5:44:00 AM
    The next to last verse is some of the best poetry I have ever read...

    Eggins Avatar Jayne Eggins
    Date: 2/2/2014 6:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks my friend I am very happy you liked it, sorry for my very late reply :) Love Jayne xxx