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Embers of a dream

Lord, I don't understand.
Maybe I never did.
The destination of the path seemed so grand,
yet now it looks horrid!

Why?

The dragon You've placed, mine to fight
still breathes fire and brimstone in my neck,
but I'm armoured with incapability to smite
and the cobblestones You paved lead to this wreck.

Why?

I dreamt of the moon,
but couldn't reach the stars,
so I drifted into the sun and soon
I would be burnt with scars.

Why shroud my mind with dreams of peace at daylight's bend,
yet shred it with horrors at night?
Why let me pursue a rainbow when 
there never was an end?

The past is bathed in murky waters
and clothed in miry clay.
Now the future looks no better
and mere words can't express what I wish to say.

Lord, here I lay at Your mercy,
angry and heartbroken.
You don't make mistakes and You set free.
Please, I beg be my beacon!
Loose the shackles,
break the chains
that I may serve You again.
Show me the true way You planned,
for I have reached the end of this one.

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  1. Date: 5/1/2013 9:39:00 AM
    You really captured despair with this creative work. Your talent is well used and I shall pursue more time in your portfolio..... Great job here.... Jake

    Thomas Avatar Robyn Thomas
    Date: 5/1/2013 9:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you! It really means a lot!
  1. Date: 4/30/2013 10:44:00 PM
    !!!