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The Back Burner

The ability to dream, not diminished by doubt or the human condition, can let hope exist. Hope by it's nature, is yet unfulfilled and completed, but is necessary as the birthplace of changes yet to occur. Take away the gifts of dreams and hopes, and the success they inspire, and the motivation to implement new ideas, and changes in our lives, loses its importance and fire in our souls. Lost and delegated to the back burners of our minds, when compared to the needed attention given to our day to day challenges, and routines of every day life. If dreams become uncertain, so will hope follow, and no longer be felt, daydreams cast by the wayside. Only real and tangible confidence, can provide the fertile grounds in our minds, that allow and give dreams and the resulting hopes a place of origin, and growth necessary to exist, until new ideas result, that can heal, an alternative to the status quo of society and current models of existing behaviors, not able to see what's below the surface of our skins, or not able to forgive each other for our weaknesses and sins. When we are free, and can dream and hope again, our minds no longer set on negative, from the headlines of the day, only then can any emotional distance be closed between two, no matter how great the cultural prejudices, or the language spoken, and the confidence of hope, can overcome fears of sharing and giving to another, fragile emotions, being able to place them in their hands, trusting they will be held. guarded, and protected, in the one place intended. Becoming a risk worth taking, not feared. Loneliness could now be delegated to the back burner, replaced by hope we can now find, and touch each other again within, cooking on the front.

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Date: 5/7/2021 4:29:00 PM
Hello Randolph, i am surprised that no one commented on this poem. I am glad to be the first one to do so. I like the message it sends when I rea\d this poem. Randolph i am making this poem my fav. Enjoy your evening my friend.
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