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Awaiting The Dawn

The night is calm, I hear only the sea.
Darkness reigns, no star, or moonlight.
My thoughts, not as calm, as they could be.
I look out, but see nothing but night.

I feel my emotions rise to new height.
And my will is just hanging on.
I am like a frightened bird taking flight.
I can't escape, so I await the dawn.

Forgotten memories filter through my mind.
They come creeping in while unaware.
Thoughts that I was certain I left behind.
But they were merely hidden there.

The tension builds swiftly inside.
So high, it needs a place to land.
As if a wave at high tide,
comes in to to crash upon the sand.

I try desperately to force them away.
To release them, to set myself free.
I beg, I plead, then I begin to pray.
Let this be the last, the final decree.

Some memories come with points of steel.
They pierce, my heart cries out in pain.
Only imagined, but the pain is so real.
I can't let them find me again.

I am searching for peace of mind.
Am I to be left wondering why?
I fear that it is something that I will never find.
Fate has decided and will continue to deny.

I grow weary, the night beacons me.
I am weak, I can only give in.
I don't know what this ending will be.
Will it end, or will it all begin?

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019

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Date: 4/12/2019 4:01:00 PM
Your wonderful poetry resonates with me Sandra. I can relate, especially to the flood of memories in the night. I found peace by going within. Easter Blessings. xxoo
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 4/13/2019 12:58:00 PM
I am so happy to know that Connie, it means alot to me. It is nice to know that a connection was made. At times peace remains elusive. Wishing you and yours a joyful Easter.
Date: 4/9/2019 4:37:00 PM
I can relate to this Sandy. Excellent writing! May new things continue to begin for you :)
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 4/9/2019 5:26:00 PM
Thank you, Heidi I am glad you think the writing has been done well.
Date: 4/9/2019 8:56:00 AM
Exceptional writing my friend...only Sandra can a hot knife thru butter...happy endings...^WW^...{*J*}
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Sandra Weiss
Date: 4/9/2019 5:28:00 PM
Thank you , WW for your kind comment. Exceptional writing is a nice place to begin. And the happy endings too!