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Healing Begins

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Healing Begins

I find myself sprawled on the floor
Frantically trying to gather the pieces
My heart has been shattered
Jagged, sharp, crimson colored shards
I lay wounded, unaware of my surrounding
The surface is hard and cold, a slab of granite
A crowd of onlookers, strangers stop to stare
They gasp in disbelief at the spectacle
I have a front row seat, standing room only
The sunlight has pierced my soul, I lay exposed
Heartbroken, abandoned, dignity is out the window
I'm holding a bloody big chunk of my heart
I tell myself, breathe in, breath out
I close my eyes, so that I may see with clarity
With eyes closed, the view is breathtaking
Healed, healthy, vibrant and alive
Still with my eyes closed, wide open,  I see the crowd
They begin to applaud, then quickly disperse
I become the lone witness as my heart heals itself
As the darkness explodes into sunlight, triumph
Delete sadness. Insert hope. 
I hear someone in the crowd singing my song

~Rick Berry

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  1. Date: 5/12/2011 10:36:00 PM

    Inner healing soothes the soul...nicely written....

  1. Date: 5/12/2011 11:26:00 AM

    good for you rick, I am nowhere near healing, in a few weeks time i will be though..just about to check my email to see if the parliament got back to me yet after sending them mail yesterday...i will be healing soon..

  1. Date: 5/12/2011 11:26:00 AM

    my time for healing is around the corner when I am justified,,coming shortly for me,,good to hear you have had a healing, I look forward to mine too